This symposium is aimed at RCPath fellows, members, trainees, medical students and others interested in the range of pathology in Wales. Delegates will hear presentations about upcoming themes in the field of pathology and share some of the great developments happening in Wales. They will meet the President Professor Jo Martin and find out what the College does in Wales.

Trainees will have the opportunity to meet with the President and discuss any relevant matters between 12-12.45pm.

This is a Free event, but we do require formal registration. The symposium will be taking place in the afternoon between 12.45-5pm.

If you have any questions please email us or call us on 020 7451 6766.


12:30     Registration

12:50     Welcome and introduction – Dr Jonathan Kell (Chair, Wales Regional Council)

13:00     National Imaging Academy Wales: past, present and future - Dr Phillip Wardle (National Imaging Academy Wales)

13:30     The future of flu vaccinesDr Richard Cousins (University Hospital of Wales)

14:00     The challenges of interpreting Genetic Variants - Dr Ian Frayling (University Hospital of Wales)

14:30     14,000 days in the making: A journey of twists and turns in the NHS - Stewart Humphreys (patient story)

15:00     Refreshments 

15:15     Cryptosporidosis: a common condition with consequencesDr Angharad Davies (Swansea University Medical School)

15:45     Helping today's medical student become tomorrow tomorrow's laboratory doctor - Dr Emyr Wyn Benbow (Manchester Royal Infirmary)

16:30     President’s remarks – Professor Jo Martin (The Royal College of Pathologists)

16:50     Summary and close – Dr Jonathan Kell (Chair, Wales Regional Council)

17:00     Meeting closes


Event to be held at the National Imaging Academy Wales, Pencoed Business Park, Bridgend, CF35 5HY.