Colour pop Friday

The blood science staff at Scarborough Hospital have taken to wearing their brightest clothes on Fridays.

New sustainable wraps for IBMS magazine

From this issue, we’re switching the wrapping on our members’ magazine.

Book to attend congress 2022

Booking for Congress 2022 is now open, with early booking discounts available.

Digital Pathology group

There are a number of leadership roles within the group to fill too, including Treasurer, Secretary and committee members.

David Wells - New chief exec

As Head of Pathology at NHS England, David strove to embed pathology in the heart of healthcare by supporting the adoption of digital systems, while also influencing key national health p

The latest on higher specialist scientific training

The Higher Specialist Scientific Training (HSST) programme is the most senior-level funded training provision specifically for healthcare scientists, managed and delivered by the National

Blood assist: Safe transfusion practice at your fingertips

Transfusion practice remains highly regulated and monitored within healthcare settings, but, despite this, the last 20 years of documented error reporting by the Serious Hazards of Transf

First test for all known human coronaviruses

These tests should also allow differentiation of immune responses due to infection and vaccination.

SARS-COV-2 spike mutations and infectivity

They have found structural differences that could help to explain why the mutated version remains the dominant form circulating in all recent variants of concern, such as the UK and South

DNA in urine for cancer detection

They claim the fragments could even indicate a difference between healthy individuals and those with cancer.

Measuring haemoglobin levels

It was created using a microfluidic chip and an AI-powered automated microscope designed for deriving the total as well as differential counts of blood cells.