The symposium will be taking place on Thursday 6 July 2023 from 10 – 4pm (registration from 9.15am).
The event will be taking place within the new Paddington Life Sciences development area which aims to maximise local and global benefits of NHS, research, industry and community partnerships centred around St Mary’s Hospital.
The theme is the evolving landscape of laboratory medicine in the continuum of change in healthcare.
Speakers and agenda:
The event will be hosted by Dr Saghar Missaghian-Cully, Managing Director, North West London Pathology (NWLP)
- KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Professor Mike Osborn, President of the Royal College of Pathologists: The extended role of biomedical scientists in healthcare
- Dr Corrina Wright, Clinical Director and Consultant Cytopathologist , NWLP: Optimising time to diagnosis and effective treatment: insights into the importance of technology, process management, data, staff competency and their interdependencies on quality outcomes in laboratory medicine
- Matt Connell, Associate Director of IT, NWLP: Artificial Intelligence in healthcare applications
- Dr Bob Klaber, Consultant Paediatrician & Director of Strategy, Research & Innovation, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust: Life Sciences Development programme around Paddington basin area
- Dr Arthi Anand, Consultant Clinical Scientist, Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics, NWLP: The Journey to Inter-professional Collaborative Practice: Are We There Yet?
- Professor Tricia Tan, Professor of Metabolic Medicine, Diabetes and Endocrinology, Clinical Lead for Clinical Biochemistry, NWLP: Patient accessible diagnostics? The advantages but the pitfalls to be mindful of…
- Dr Paul Randell, Consultant Virologist, NWLP: Our recent experience with Monkeypox
- Angela Jean-Francois, Institute of Biomedical Scientist (IBMS) Council member for the London region and an IBMS specialist advisor in Immunology: IBMS strategy…support, progress and promotion of the biomedical scientists as a profession
- Dr Emma Walker, Organisational Lead Scientist, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust: Learning from a healthcare scientist job planning pilot
- Karen Powell, Hospital Director St Mary’s and Western Eye Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust: A hospital director view – their world and reliance on diagnostics, both laboratory and imaging
- Panel Discussion: this will include representatives from Abbott, Clinisys, Philips, Roche, Sakura Finetek UK Ltd
- Laboratory medicine – how do our panel see laboratory medicine developing in the next five to 10 years? What challenges do they foresee? What changes are they seeing globally and how are their organisations responding and adapting to the changes?
The event is sponsored by:
Abbott, BD, Clinisys, Philips, Roche, Sakura Finetek UK Ltd