On Monday 27 July, key stakeholders were invited to the hub Microbiology laboratory based at St George’s for a tour of our new state-of-the-art laboratory.
News and events
SWLP hosted a group of transfusion and haematology doctors from Kazakhstan on Friday 26 June. They visited St George’s and had a talk on transfusion services in the UK as well as transfusion services at St George’s (including the provision of blood components to support major trauma).
In July, Dr Frances Boa (Consultant Clinical Scientist, Clinical Blood Sciences) and Dr Leslie Perry (Consultant Clinical Scientist, Clinical Blood Sciences), led a pathology education session for GPs in Wandsworth on hormone testing. The session was organised by Wandsworth CCG.
Sandip Kooner, Biomedical Scientist in Cytology, had an article published in latest edition of ‘The Biomedical Scientist’ (one of the major professional publications for science news and articles). Read the article in The Biomedical Scientist
Dr Anne Tarn, consultant pathologist, has had a recent publication in Pulse magazine on managing hyperkalaemia (high blood potassium levels). Pulse is the UK’s leading medical monthly publication for GPs and other primary care professionals.
Jamie Laughlin, Microbiology Discipline Manager, has just had an article printed in Patient Care about how rapid molecular testing machines are making their mark in the diagnostics lab. Patient Care – Stop the spread of sexually transmitted infections May 2015
enny Hersey, senior clinical scientist at our spoke site at Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, had a stand at the 12th Annual Schools Science Conference in April at Westminster University.
The 100,000 Genomes Project is a three year, national project aiming to collect and decode 100,000 human genomes from NHS patients by 2017.