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 Mike Osborn and find out what the College does in Wales. Trainees will have the opportunity to meet with the President and discuss any relevant matters.

Please note that this event will be held in person on Thursday 30 June 2022, 1.30pm-5pm.

Online registration is now closed. Please email us for any booking enquiries or if you are interested in attending.



13:15    Registration

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

13:40    More questions than answers: viral infections in a post-pandemic era
Dr Rachel Jones, Public Health Wales

14:05    Inspiring innovation in the Welsh NHS: Is the "designer genomic revolution" another false promise?
Dr Rachel Dodds, All Wales Medical Genomics Service

14:30    Digitised algorithms to support clinical practice in haematology (and beyond)
Dr Tom Coats, Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

14:55    Q&A session

15:05    Break 

15:15    President’s remarks 
Professor Mike Osborn, RCPath President

15:35    Use of AI in cellular pathology: the Welsh experience
Dr Muhammad Aslam, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

16:00    Active patient tracking: using data to provide insight and intelligence to cancer services teams
Alun Matthews, Demand and Capacity Improvement Manager, Delivery Unit, NHS Wales

16:25    Reflections on cancer services in Wales: past, present and future          
Professor Tom Crosby OBE, Velindre Cancer Centre

16:50    Q&A session

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


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