Routes into the profession

David Wells, IBMS Chief Executive, on the Institute helping members recruit skilled and qualified staff.

My lab: Covering a huge geographical area

Senior Biomedical Scientist Robyn Wilson gives a guided tour of point-of-care testing for NHS Tayside.

Here to help: HCPC registration

Sue Jones, IBMS Executive for Education, and Tom Mason, IBMS Education Manager, set out the process for graduates to become HCPC registered as biomedical scientists.

Reaching the right ears

David Wells, IBMS Chief Executive, writes about the work going on behind the scenes on behalf of members.

My lab: Delivering point-of-care-testing

Rakhee Surti gives a guided tour of the point-of-care testing facilities in Milton Keynes and looks at the importance of collaborative working.

Here to help: Degree assessments

Sue Jones, IBMS Executive Head of Education, outlines a new change for non-accredited degree assessments.

Emotional intelligence

Leaders need to have emotional intelligence to recognise equality, diversity and inclusion within the workforce, writes Laboratory Manager Francis Yongblah, member of the IBMS Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Working Group.

Appraisals for equality

Biomedical Scientist Elizabeth Holyoak looks at how to get the most out of an appraisal – with a particular focus on those who may face discrimination.

My lab: an increasingly busy lab

Histology Quality Lead Rosebud Rusike gives a guided tour of her lab in the cellular pathology department of the Maidstone Hospital in Kent.

Here to help: IBMS support hubs

As a follow-up to “Assessing Employability Skills” in September’s Biomedical Scientist, IBMS Council member Tahmina Hussain discusses how the IBMS is supporting some of the next steps from the study.

A big year lies ahead

IBMS Chief Executive David Wells looks at the challenges and changes in the next 12 months.