Party conferences

IBMS Chief Executive David Wells on supporting our profession and patient outcomes at new levels.

My lab: collaborative andrology laboratory

Trainee Biomedical Scientist Binod Thapa gives a guided tour of the andrology department of North West London Pathology (NWLP).

IBMS support hubs

Sue Jones, IBMS Executive Head of Education, and Tahmina Hussain, IBMS Council member, discuss IBMS Support Hubs and provide feedback from members and plans for the future.

Transgender awareness

Abi Giles, a Specialist Biomedical Scientist in Biochemistry at Royal Bolton Hospital, looks at the transgender community and the issues it faces.

My lab: Point-of-care testing

Clemora Wilkinson gives a guided tour of the rapidly expanding Point-of-Care Testing department of York and Scarborough Hospitals.

Digital pathology: a white paper

A look at the new IBMS and Microsoft white paper Digital Pathology and Integrated Care Systems, which was launched in September.

Revised Standards of Proficiency explained

Dr Jim Taylor, IBMS Head of Digital Education, looks at the revised HCPC Standards of Proficiency for biomedical scientists, which have come into effect.

Here to help: Professional registration

IBMS Professional Support Services Manager Christian Burt explains the benefits of professional registration and how to apply.

Breastfeeding at work

To mark World Breastfeeding Week (1–7 Aug), Simone Girdham, Biomedical Scientist and member of the IBMS Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Group, looks at the issues.

ChatGPT: Implications for training

Dr Jim Taylor, IBMS Head of Digital Education, looks at the latest developments and whether we should embrace ChatGPT.

Clinical leaders

IBMS Chief Executive David Wells on how the IBMS is gaining strength through numbers and influence.