A festschrift for John Kane

In recognition of John’s outstanding contribution to education/training, research and development, and clinical biochemistry practice there will be a festschrift to celebrate his career on the afternoon of 23rd January at Salford Royal Hospital.

The programme is attached here, all welcome!   Please let This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. know by Tuesday 15th January if you are able to attend.

Please note there is a £10 charge to help cover venue hire and buffet costs.  Any funds that are left will go towards a gift for John.

Cheques can be made payable to
Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust X2602 and either brought on 23rd January or sent to John Kane’s festschrift, c/o Jennifer Walters, Clinical Biochemistry, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, Stott Lane, Salford, M6 8HD.


2012 Autumn Audit Meeting at Birchwood

The Autumn North West ACB Regional Audit Meeting will be held on Monday 29th October 2012 at the Birchwood Park Conference Centre, Warrington.

Lunch and registration will be 12-1 pm.

The meeting programme can be found here, and a map for directions here.


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2012 Summer Meeting at Chorley

The ACB summer regional meeting will be on Thursday 12th July 2012 at Chorley District Hospital. The theme of the meeting is on Mothers and Babies and will include presentations on: the expanded Newborn Screening programme, an update on Ante-natal Screening, Paediatric cases and pre-eclampsia markers (TBC).

The final programme can be found here

 The presentations are now available in the Members Area of the site.


2012 Spring ACB NW Meeting

The next ACB North West Regional meeting will be Friday 23rd March at the Education Centre, Broadgreen Hospital, Liverpool.

The theme of the meeting is on Infectious Disease and will also be our Annual General Meeting (AGM).  Directions can be found here:

The agenda for the meeting can be found here, and the agenda for the AGM can be found here.

We are also looking for volunteers to fill a number of positions on the committee, please see the Call for Nominations document.  If you are interested in any of the posts, nominations should be returned to Fiona Ivison by the 9th March 2012.


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