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Trainees' Programme

A training day organised by the ACB Education Committee will be held on Monday 8th June. Below is an outline of the programme. Full details of the programme will be announced shortly.

“The importance of the multidisciplinary team approach – Expanded Newborn Screening”

0930-1000 Introduction and overview of the newborn screening pathway
Rachel Carling, London

The role of the Newborn Screening laboratory
Roanna George, Cardiff


Coffee Break


Clinical referrals
Helen Mundy, London


The diagnostic IMD laboratory
Rachel Carling, London

1200-1230 The role of the metabolic dietitian
Joanne Gribben, London
1230-1300 The UK Newborn Screening Programme Centre: Standards & KPIs
Jim Bonham, Sheffield
1300-1330 Lunch

Clinical Biochemistry Afternoon Session – FRCPath Practical Survival

1330-1430 Troubleshooting within the laboratory
Tim James
1500-1630 How to survive the FRCPath practical examination
Chris Chaloner



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