14 march 2017 (Tuesday) - Myelom Awareness Month

Apparently March is myeloma awareness month. The nice people at Wiley have made all sorts of resources available with this in mind.
There is all sorts of CPD material available; I can’t recommend the nice people at Wiley highly enough…

14 March 2017 (Tuesday) - Coagulation Cascade

I found a rather useful website outlining the coagulation cascade:

And there was a rather useful You-Tube video too…

13 March 2017 (Monday) - Morphoogy Tutorial

I rolled into work an hour early this morning; one of the consultants had offered to give a little tutorial on morphology. For all that I’ve been doing it for years, it is something of a lonely pursuit. The option to compare and discuss with others isn’t to be sniffed at. We had an excellent half-hour looking at slides from patients with various haemoglobinopathies and various species of malaria.
There is talk of more of these sessions; I hope we have some. I found it very useful…

10 March 2017 (Friday) - NHSBT update

The NHSBT update arrived in my inbox this morning

February 2017

10 March 2017 (Friday) - The PCR Song

9 March 2017 (Thursday) - Transfusion Evidence Library Update

There were a few clinical commentaries in the transfusion evidence library update email which arrived in my inbox today:

All food for thought... and all perhaps alitlle more relevant to me now I'm working in a DGH again

8 March 2017 (Wednesday) - PPE

The  Lablogatory email arrived today. There was a discussion on the use of protective equipment and clothing in the laboratory. Something I put on every day and don’t really think about it. Perhaps I might just do so a little more in future…