Clinical Biochemistry SAC

Clinical biochemistry (or chemical pathology) is the pathology specialty concerned with the analysis of body fluids such as blood and urine. Clinical biochemists diagnose, treat and monitor diseases by interpreting the level of different chemicals in samples.

Clinical Biochemistry Leads are encouraged to complete a workforce survey by 30 November. Further details are available.

Chair: Dr Ian Godber

Committee Members

Careers in clinical biochemistry 

Looking to find out more about a career in clinical biochemistry? The links below will give you more information about this specialty, including interviews with pathologists in this field.

  • Become a chemical pathologist

    Pathologists in this area play a key role in diagnosing and monitoring patients with a wide variety of illnesses – from high cholesterol to rare genetic diseases.

Career case studies