Science

Journeys through the pandemic

We hear from the charity Harvey’s Gang and four other organisations about voluntary work, how they have coped in the pandemic and what their hopes are now that restrictions are easing.

Diagnostic legislation changes

Pathology Quality Manager Jessica Dixon looks at safety and quality assurance practices in relation to expanded testing due to the pandemic.

The British Journal of Biomedical Science: Issue 2 2021, Synopsis

Deputy Editor Guy Orchard provides a brief glimpse of the articles on offer in the second issue of 2021.

The rise of the nomads

Pathology Manager Stephen Mortlock casts an eye back over the history of migration and medicine across the Russian steppe.

Neurological reverbertions

Dr Maxime Taquet discusses his research into COVID-19 and secondary neurological and psychiatric conditions.

Women in science

To mark International Women’s Day on 8 March, Tahmina Hussain asked four colleagues three questions about gender and the workplace. Here’s what they said.

Dealing with death in the pandemic

Association of Anatomical Pathology Technology (AAPT) council member Martin Goddard on how his profession has coped during the pandemic.

The British Journal of Biomedical Science: Issue 1 2021, synopsis

Deputy Editor Anthony Rhodes provides a brief glimpse of the articles on offer in the first issue of 2021.

Creating a COVID laboratory

Microbiology Service Lead Susan Lovegrove outlines the process of creating a new PCR laboratory at Black Country Pathology Services.

Medical eponmys pt4: Hodgkin disease

This is the fourth is a series of short biographies of persons whose names are directly used for diseases, conditions or syndromes familiar to those in clinical pathology labs. Their names are most often used because they made highly significant contributions to the discovery and understanding of the disease. 

Digital pathology in the time of COVID

Specialist Biomedical Scientist Chloe Knowles looks at digital pathology and remote working during the pandemic.

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