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Programme: Thursday

Day One




0845‑0900 
​Alsh
Opening Ceremony

0900‑0945
​Alsh

ACB-AACC Transatlantic Lecture
Immunoassay interferences and their impact on patient care
Dr Carmen Wiley - President, AACC

0945‑1045 

Break & Industry
Sponsored
Workshops

Industry Sponsored Workshops
0955-1035 
​Boisdale 1   
              


0955-1035 
​Boisdale 2
              
Alexion Pharma UK Ltd 
Appropriate interpretation of Alkaline Phosphatase
Prof William Fraser
Norwich Medical School / University of East Anglia

 
Warwick Clinical Trials Unit - Adapt-Sepsis Trial      
Speakers tbc

Parallel Sessions


Challenging Service
(Chair: Dr Bernie Croal)

Challenging Science
(Chair: Dr Ian Godber)

1045‑1115 
​Carron

What's wrong with Accreditation?
Nigel Coles
Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust

1045‑1115 
​Alsh

Adjusted Serum Calcium
Dr Emma Ritchie
NHS Grampian


1115‑1145 
​Carron

What's wrong with EQA?
Dr David James
Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust
1115‑1145 
​Alsh

Urine acidification: a preanalytical requisite or requiescat in pace?
Dr Ravinder Sodi
University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust


1145‑1215 
​Carron

Discussion and Q&A
Chaired by Dr Bernie Croal
Chair Focus 2019 Scientific Programme

1145‑1215 
​Alsh

Novel Psychoactive Agents
Dr Duncan Stephen
NHS Grampian


1215‑1415

Exhibition, Posters & Lunch


Clinical Cases Poster Prize
sponsored by
Schebo Biotech UK Ltd


Industry Sponsored Workshops

1320-1400 
Boisdale 1             





1320-1400 
​Boisdale 2

Immundiagnostik AG
 

Optimising patient management in IBD: PANTS study outcomes and new perspectives for Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
Tariq Ahmad, Mandy Perry & Rachel Nice
The Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust



Chromsystems Instruments + Chemicals GmbH

A new assay for the determination of more than 100 drugs of abuse by LC-MS/MS
Dr Henrik Winkler, Head of Scientific Support


Parallel Sessions

Demand Optimisation
(Chair: Dr Bernie Croal)

ACB Medal Award
(Chair: Prof Ian Young - ACB President)

1415‑1500 
​Carron

Getting it Right First Time (GIRFT)
Dr Martin Myers
GIRFT Pathology Team


1415‑1600 
​Alsh









 





 
Can neuron specific enolase levels predict death in ITU patients post out-of-hospital cardiac arrest?  
Dr Frances Palmer
University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust 

Severe hypoglycaemia due to insulin autoimmune syndrome: diagnostic difficulty due to anti-insulin IgA  
Dr David Church
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Quantification of testosterone, androstenedione and 17-hydroxyprogesterone collected using Mitra Micro sampling devices
David Marshall
Manchester University Foundation Trust

Development of a novel laboratory costings model and visual management dashboard  
Sarah Curtis
Liverpool Clinical Laboratories

Impact of Peninsula-wide roll-out of faecal immunochemical testing in colorectal cancer in primary care
Dr Angie Cooper
The Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust

1500‑1545 
​Carron

Scottish Demand Optimisation Programme
Dr Bernie Croal, NHS Grampian
Ms Claire Lawrie, 
NHS National Services Scotland

1615‑1700
​Alsh

ACB Foundation Lecture
Harmonisation and Standardisation in Proteins and Immunology 
Dr Joanna Sheldon
St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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