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August: journal-based learning

Each article’s contents should be read, researched and understood, and you should then come to a decision on each question. The pass mark is 17 out of 20 questions answered correctly. JBL exercises may be completed at any time until the published deadline date. Please select your choice of correct answers and complete the exercises online at: www.ibms.org/cpd/jbl

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Clinical chemistry classics: tumour markers

This series continues with a brief review of pioneering work in the development, analysis and clinical application of important tumour markers, with two examples from the CA serum series – CA125 and CA15-3.

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British Journal of Biomedical Science Issue 3 2018: a synopsis

Issue 3 of our journal is now completed. By the time you read this, the hard copy i may already have landed on your doormats, and those of you who have been to the website will already have accessed and read some of the papers. Editor Andrew Blann outlines the content in the latest issue.

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HOW TO... INTERACT WITH POTENTIAL EMPLOYERS

Knowing what to prepare before meeting potential employers can give you a headstart in the competitive biomedical scientist job market. The team from recruitment specialists Matchtech give their guidance.

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Tips for exam success

Chris Ward, IBMS Head of Examinations, provides advice for those undertaking IBMS examinations and those supporting candidates this September.

Editorial: scientists deliver

The NHS is missing out on what biomedical scientists have to offer beyond the door of the laboratory. 

The progress of histopathology reporting

Jo Horne, Andrew Usher and Gerry van Schalkwyk discuss the progress of the histopathology reporting programme and look to the future.

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How to...#communicate through social media

After creating videos to highlight pathology’s role in patient care, Claire Kennedy and Rachel Berkoff explain why they used social media to communicate their messages, and offer tips and advice on how to make the most of the medium.

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July: Journal-based learning

Each article’s contents should be read, researched and understood, and you should then come to a decision on each question. The pass mark is 17 out of 20 questions answered correctly. JBL exercises may be completed at any time until the published deadline date. Please select your choice of correct answers and complete the exercises online at: www.ibms.org/cpd/jbl

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Registration at the IBMS

Jocelyn Pryce, Head of Registration and Training at the IBMS, explains the checks required to register.

Editorial: Stranger than fiction

With massive change on the horizon for healthcare, diagnostics has a key role to play in the future.

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