A meeting to discuss extended roles for Biomedical Scientists undertaking advanced Histopathology Reporting.
The Royal College of Pathologists and the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS) will be jointly hosting a hybrid meeting on Friday 11 November between 10.30am and 12.30pm.
The meeting aims to discuss extended roles for Biomedical Scientists undertaking advanced Histopathology Reporting on defined histopathology specimens with consultant oversight.
The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the programme, look at other areas of medical practice where extended roles have been successful and for senior representatives of the College, IBMS and Health Education England (HEE) to listen to any concerns or other feedback.
If you wish to attend in person (the meeting will be held in London), please book here: https://histopathologyreportinginperson.eventbrite.co.uk (booking closes at midday on Monday 7 November)
If you wish to attend virtually, please book here: https://histopathologyreportingvirtual.eventbrite.co.uk (please note this is now fully booked)
The panel for the meeting will include:
- Catherine Arden, Chair
- Professor Mike Osborn, RCPath President
- Debra Padgett, IBMS President and Dr David Wells, IBMS CEO
- Senior members of the Histopathology Reporting Conjoint Board
- Professor Sheona MacLeod, Medical Director, Reform and Professional Development, Health Education England
The programme for the meeting is as follows:
- Welcome from the Chair, Catherine Arden
- Perspectives from the College President, Professor Mike Osborn, and IBMS President, Debra Padgett
- Senior members of the Histopathology Reporting Conjoint Board outline the training programme
- Histopathology Reporting from the perspective of a Biomedical Scientist and their educational supervisor
- Extended roles in cytopathology, Dr Karin Denton, Consultant Cytopathologist
- Professor Sheona MacLeod, Health Education England
- Panel Q&A
- Summing up and close of meeting