World Alzheimer’s month

Laboratory Manager Francis Yongblah talks through his personal experiences supporting service users with Alzheimer’s and dementia.

Sickle cell anaemia and thalassaemia: a review

Shahid Muhammad, a Chartered Scientist and academic at Coventry University, looks at the issues in relation to transfusion medicine.

The evolution of traditional medicine

From shamans and witches to contemporary use of medicinal plants and health tourism, Stephen Mortlock looks at traditional medicines through the ages.

Recent advances and updates in biomedical science

Deputy Editor Ian Paterson, from the Department of Oral and Craniofacial Sciences at the University of Malaya, summarises the articles recently published in the British Journal of Biomedical Science.

Point-of-care testing and the new ISO 15189:2022

David Ricketts, Alyson Bryant and Sarah Glover look at accreditation and point-of-care testing.

Race to reveal the secret of life

The work of scientists from many disciplines led to the discovery of the double helix, 70 years ago. It has shaped biomedical science ever since.

My Lab: Specialist Clinical Biochemistry

Associate Practitioner Edna Rodrigues gives a guided tour of her laboratory at North West London Pathology.

Clinical engagement changing needs and ISO 15189:2022

Lead Biomedical Scientist and Laboratory and Quality Manager Hannah Keyser answers questions on clinical engagement.

The vital role of biomedical scientists

Highlighting and discussing the amazing work in the sector and working to influence the decision-makers in politics.

Biomedical Science Day

We look back at the annual day to promote the profession, raise awareness among healthcare colleagues and the public and celebrate the amazing work in the sector.

The rise of point-of-care testing

Following the release of national point-of-care testing guidance, we look at the rapidly expanding sector and the vital involvement of biomedical scientists.