This symposium is aimed at RCPath fellows, members, trainees and others interested in the range of pathology specialties 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 hear from the President Professor Jo Martin and find out what the College does in Wales. 

Please note that this event will be held online via Zoom on Tuesday 27 October 2020, 1.30-5pm (GMT). 

Online registration is now closed. Please email us or call us on 020 7451 6700 should you wish to attend this online event.


13:15     Registration

13:30     Welcome and introduction – Dr Jonathan Kell, Chair of the RCPath Wales Regional Council

13:40     Diagnostics in Clinical Lipidology – Dr Patrick Wainwright, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

14:05     The evolution of a service – Dr Janet Birchall, Welsh Blood Service

14:30     The Welsh Medical Examiner Service; Progress, Benefits and the way forward to Statutory Provision – Dr Jason Shannon, Lead Medical Examiner for Wales

14:55     Break 

15:05     The effects of COVID19 on service and training – Dr Huyam Abdel Salam and Dr Chloe Durrell - Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

15:30     What are SARS-CoV-2 genome sequences telling us about global, national and local transmission? - Matthew Bull, Senior Bioinformatician – Public Health Wales

15:55     Developing the undergraduate and postgraduate pathology curricula Ms Jo Brinklow, RCPath Director of Learning

16:20     President’s remarks – Professor Jo Martin, RCPath President

16:45     Q&A session

17:00     Summary and close – Dr Jonathan Kell, Chair of the RCPath Wales Regional Council



This meeting will be held via Zoom. Details of the meeting with accompanied guidance 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.