SWLP took part in this year’s Biomedical Science Day in July.
Education and events
In July, St George’s Hospital organised an educational evening for local GPs to find out more about services on offer at St George’s. Dr Jo Sheldon, Immunology Clinical Lead, ran a session on Immunology.
In June, Dr Jo Sheldon, Clinical Lead for Immunology and Dr Rachel Wheeler, Consultant Clinical Scientist, held two Association of Clinical Pathologist training days for Immunology at St George’s.
In June, South West London Pathology were invited by the University of Westminster to give a presentation to employers who are considering taking students from University of Westminster as apprentices.
South West London Pathology have teamed up with the Royal College of Pathologists to create a series of videos for patients, students and the general public.
In May, Kingston Hospital held a careers day giving visitors and potential students the opportunity to meet staff members from Pathology, Maternity, Nursing, IT, Finance, Human Resources, Radiology, Intensive Care, Theatres and many other departments.
In May the laboratory at Croydon hosted two laboratory tours for staff and visitors giving them the opportunity to find out what happens in a laboratory, meet staff working there and to ask any questions about what happens to sample in the laboratory.
In May, a packed audience joined consultant haematologist, Dr James Uprichard and his transfusion team for a trauma and haematology education day hosted on behalf of the London and South East Trauma and Haematology Group.
Two hundred delegates from 53 trusts joined Consultant Haematologist and clinical lead for blood transfusion across SWLP, Dr James Uprichard, and his Transfusion Team for the Trauma and Haematology education day on behalf of the London & South East Trauma & Haematology Group.