The programme will consist of a series of slide seminars covering specimen types such as urine, serous fluids, samples from various sites including head & neck, respiratory tract and pancreatico-biliary tract.

The format will be that of a short presentation (15 minutes) followed by an interactive slide seminar (45 minutes) using whole slide scans for the specimens and sites listed above. The meeting would be suitable for trainee and practising pathologists and biomedical scientists. The aims include discussion of a diagnostic approach to various cytology specimens, the use of international terminology systems and good report writing.




09.55     Start of event - introduction by Chair (Ashish Chandra, London)

10.00     Urinary tract cytopathology (Louise Smart, Aberdeen)

11.00     Serous fluid cytopathology (Ashish Chandra, London)

12.00     Respiratory tract cytopathology (Anthony Maddox, West Hertfordshire)

13.00     LUNCH

14.00     Pancreatico-biliary cytopathology (Maria Buttice, London)

15.00     Head & neck cytopathology (Professor Zubair Baloch)

16:00    Close and feedback form completion


Registration Fees and Cancellation

Virtual fee
Members rate: £173
Concession/trainee rate: £92 (Concession refers to trainees, biomedical scientists, non-consultants, clinical scientists, retired & nurses.)
Non-member rate: £279

Cancellation policy
Please note that an administrative charge of £10.00 will be made on all cancellations including changing of dates. Payments are not transferrable, to change date you will be required to cancel your place and rebook onto the new date. The total registration fee is forfeited if cancelled within 48 hours before the event.


To be held online via Zoom 




This meeting will be held also via Zoom. Details of the meeting will be sent to attendees before the meeting. We strongly suggest you download Zoom to your computer/laptop to make the most of the meeting, however if this is not possible just simply click on the link provided. To find out more about Zoom and how it works, please visit the website.

Please note: If you experience any problems when connecting to your Zoom meeting, such as lagging or freezing, then this may indicate that there is an issue with your internet connection, or the device you are using. We suggest that you try to move to an area with a more stable connection and then re-join the meeting. We unfortunately will not be able to provide you with a refund or transfer you onto another event if you happen to encounter these problems on the day.