Haematology & Transfusion Science

Blood assist: Safe transfusion practice at your fingertips

We look at a new app from NHS Blood and Transplant that has been designed to improve safety and help with the administration of blood components.

Kidney transplant rejection biomarker

Scientists have discovered a blood biomarker that predicts kidney transplant rejection with a lead time of about eight months.

Measuring haemoglobin levels

A new AI-powered imaging-based tool has been developed to estimate haemoglobin levels. 

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.

My lab: The beating heart of quality blood supply

Charlotte Felton, Senior Healthcare Technical Officer, gives a guided tour of the Manchester Blood Centre.

My Lab: One unified department

Deputy Quality Manager Richard Lovie gives a guided tour of the laboratories at York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

Introduction of a new in-house mass spectronomy assay

Working in a laboratory often involves implementing a new method to improve the service, writes Specialist Biochemistry Team Manager Madihah Abbas.

My Lab: haematology and blood transfusion

John McNulty, Senior Biomedical Scientist, gives a guided tour of the pathology department St Helens and Knowsley Hospital NHS Trust.

My Lab: Comprehensive cancer centre

Biomedical Scientist Team Manager Tahmina Hussain gives a guided tour of her laboratory at The Christie Pathology Partnership in Manchester.

Medical eponyms pt 3: Guido Fanconi

This is the third of a series of selected short biographies of persons whose names are directly used for diseases, conditions, syndromes or tests familiar to those working in clinical pathology laboratories.
 

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