From the Editor

Signing out

Three years vanished in an instant. When I took on the role of the Editor, it seemed very distant and almost intangible that one day I will write my last editorial. This is it. During the time I spent in this role, I’ve learnt a lot and found every minute of it challenging but very satisfying. - Lazlo Igali

From the President

A new location for the College

The College has had three premises since it was established in 1962. In February the College will move out of its current building in Carlton House Terrace and into temporary accommodation while a permanent building is sought and renovated.

From the President: first word

At the time of writing this I’ve been in post for just a few days but have already represented the College at the General Medical Council, Royal College of Physicians and Academy of Medical Royal Colleges.

Featured articles

Telepathology in daily routine histological diagnostics: experiences from Sweden

Advances in digital pathology allow the relocation of pathologists’ workstations from the lab to their computers, sometimes thousands of miles away. This paper gives an account and personal experience of using digitised slides and remote computer access.

Breaking new ground in histopathology: report from the pilot of BMS histopathology reporting

Clinical scientists are an accepted facet of clinical provision in some pathology disciplines. However, traditionally, clinical work in histopathology involving reporting and clinical diagnosis has been performed by medically qualified consultants and doctors in specialist training.