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Programme: Friday

Day Two


RCPath Flynn Lecture
Demand optimisation: defining value in laboratory services
Dr Bernie Croal - Aberdeen Royal Infirmary


Break & Industry Sponsored Symposia

Industry Sponsored Workshops

(Chaired by Sponsors tbc)
Biotage AB
Title & Speakers tbc


Parallel Sessions


Stem Cell Transplantation (SCT)
(Chair: Kay Poulton)


Horizon Scanning: Adding Value with New Markers
(Chair: Alex Yates)

  'FiLM at Focus'
(Chair: Kathryn Brownbill)


New methodologies in SCT and what I need from the lab
Prof Robert Wynn
Royal Manchester Children's Hospital


The laboratory evaluation of vitamin B12 status: no easy task
Dr Dominic Harrington
Viapath, St Thomas' London
What do tests do for doctors? Over-diagnosis and the psychology of testing
Dr Jessica Watson
University of Bristol


Transplanting the immune system with the kidney: a new approach to tolerance
Prof Nizam Mamode
Guy's Hospital, London



Laboratory diagnosis of stroke: Is eotaxin the answer?
Dr George Allen
Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital
Purposeful testing and harm avoidance
Richard Croker
University of Oxford


SCT and immunological disorders
Dr Stephen Hughes
Royal Manchester Children's Hospital


Liver fibrosis markers and their application in primary care pathways to improve cirrhosis detection
Dr Ankur Srivastava
University College Hospital, London


Clinical effectiveness in pathology
Dr Bridget Wilkins
Director of Clinical Effectiveness, Royal College of Pathologists


Therapeutic drug monitoring in haematopoietic stem cell transplant

Dr Prashant Hiwarkar
Royal Manchester Children's Hospital


Diagnosing and managing pre-eclampsia

Pensee Wu
University Hospitals of North Midlands
Choosing Wisely and demand management: stories from clinical biochemistry
Dr Lance Sandle
Trafford General Hospital


Exhibition, Posters & Lunch

1320-1340 Annual General Meeting  
Federation of Clinical Scientists (FCS) 
Annual General Meeting Association for Clinical Biochemistry and Laboratory Medicine (ACB)


Parallel Sessions



Impact of Laboratory Medicine on Patient Outcomes
(Chair: Mike Hallworth)


Clinical Cases
(Chair: Danielle Freedman)


Relating lab testing to outcomes: delivering patient-centred laboratory medicine
Mike Hallworth
Royal Shrewsbury Hospital

Clinical Cases presenter 1
Speaker & Topic tbc

Clinical Cases presenter 2
Speaker & Topic tbc

Clinical Cases presenter 3
Speaker & Topic tbc

Clinical Cases presenter 4
Speaker & Topic tbc

Clinical Cases presenter 5
Speaker & Topic tbc







Evaluating clinical effectiveness
Dr Philip Monaghan
Christie Hospital, Manchester
Closing Ceremony

Updated 11 April 2018

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