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  JCHMT curricula: Haematology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Haematology in the UK encompasses both clinical and laboratory aspects of the speciality.
Neonatal haematology, normal and abnormal, especially neonatal anaemias, haematological aspects of sepsis, coagulation disorders including haemorrhagic disease of the newborn and its prevention and the haematology of prematurity.
There are further skills in the practice of haematology which will need to be acquired during this phase but it is also evident that opportunity for continuing medical education (CME) must exist to continue training beyond the CCT and prescriptive training cannot cover all aspects of haematology.
www.jchmt.org.uk /haem/curr_haematology.asp   (3475 words)

 Veterinary Haematology - Feline, Canine, Exotic, Animal, Equine, CTDS Veterinary Hematology
Haematology is the study of blood disease and diseases of the blood forming organs.
For routine haematology we recommend the submission of whole blood taken into EDTA anticoagulant (or Lithium heparin for exotics or small samples that also require biochemistry) and a freshly prepared blood film made at the time of phlebotomy.
It is especially important for haematology that the blood sample is not clotted -the presence of fibrin clots in haematology samples give results that are erroneous.
www.ctdslab.co.uk /haematology.html   (1316 words)

 Cardiff University - Welcome to the Department of Haematology
Haematology is the study of blood formation and the diseases which occur when the process goes wrong.
Many advances have been made in the treatment of these diseases which comprise about 15% of all cancers and are becoming more common in the population as the proportion of older people increases.
Haematology offers a wide spectrum of interest and inter-reaction in medicine and offers the unique opportunity to combine laboratory and clinical science in a rapidly changing scene.
www.cardiff.ac.uk /medicine/haematology   (443 words)

 Requirements for Physician Training 2004 - Paediatrics & Child Health: Advanced Training
Paediatric haematology encompasses the diagnosis and treatment of a range of benign and neoplastic disorders of the blood and blood forming tissues of childhood and adolescence, including disorders of coagulation and abnormalities of red blood cells, bone marrow and marrow transplantation, and leukaemias and lympho-proliferative disorders.
The joint training scheme is a 4-year program of clinical, laboratory, and research aspects of haematology, leading to award of both FRACP and FRCPA, and the ability to practise as a clinical and laboratory haematologist.
Laboratory training in haematology is an integral part of the joint training program, and a period of 3 years of laboratory training is a requirement of the RCPA program.
www.racp.edu.au /training/paed2003/advanced/vocational/haematology.htm   (804 words)

 Haematology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Clinical Haematology department caters for patients with diseases of the blood, both malignant and non-malignant.
Clinical Haematology is based on the Chantry Unit (B7) and in the Haematology Clinic, which is held in the outpatients department.
The Haematology department also provided a thrombophilia outpatient clinic where screening is carried out for underlying cases of venous thrombosis.
www.rotherhamhospital.trent.nhs.uk /Haematology.asp   (542 words)

 Haematology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
To give a rational approach to the use and interpretation of diagnostic haematology leading to a practical base for the preregistration house year and postgraduate education/training.
Haematology teaching in the clinical part of the course builds upon work done in the Preclinical course related to structure and function of blood cells and blood clotting.
They are encouraged to become familiar with normal and abnormal results profiles in this context and to seek guidance from clinical teachers on appropriate requesting and interpretation of haematology investigations for individual patients under their care.
www.nottingham.ac.uk /medical-school/undergraduate/cls_haematology.html   (234 words)

 Services Directory - Pathology - Clinical Haematology Clinics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Clinical Haematology clinics are held at both Queen Mary's and Kingston Hospitals.
The Haematology department is situated on the first floor of the Bernard Meade wing.
We cannot give advice to patients about their illness unless they are being seen by one of the Haematology consultants (Clinical Haematology Outpatient or Anticoagulant patient).
www.kingstonhospital.nhs.uk /servicesdirectory/pathology_1.htm   (445 words)

 Haematology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Specialist Training in haematology is aimed at achieving a Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training (CCST) in Haematology.
To be eligible for the award of a CCST in Haematology the trainee must satisfactorily complete the minimum periods of SpR training and obtain the Membership of the Royal College of Pathologists (MRCPath) examination.
This is followed by predominantly clinical experience in acute malignant haematology at either Manchester Royal Infirmary or the Christie Hospital.
www.careers.pgmd.man.ac.uk /home/specialities/medical/medicine/haematology_training.aspx   (511 words)

 A career in haematology -- Estcourt and Miflin 329 (7456): 3 -- BMJ Career Focus
haematology as being a large specialty, there are now 812 consultant
Haematology is a varied and stimulating discipline, perhaps
Haematology is exceptional as haematologists are concerned with
careerfocus.bmj.com /cgi/content/full/329/7456/3-a?etoc   (1255 words)

 British Society for Haematology
It is the main Haematology Society in the United Kingdom with over 1300 members
Publishing Guidelines from the British Committee for Standards in Haematology.
Being an active participant of the International Society of Haematology (ISH) and the International Council for Standardization in Haematology (ICSH).
www.b-s-h.org.uk   (201 words)

 JCHMT - Haematology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Higher Specialist Training in Haematology requires five years of approved training in an approved programme to which 1 year of full time research may be counted.
For most programmes previous experience of clinical or laboratory Haematology is an advantage.
This will include routine blood counting instrumentation and quality assurance, laboratory management, morphology of blood films and bone marrow smears and biopsies and a knowledge of immunophenotyping, cytogenetics and molecular techniques as aids to diagnosis and management.
www.jchmt.org.uk /haem/index.asp   (506 words)

 Division of Haematology, Oncology, Palliative Care, and Ethics (HOPE)
The Division of Haematology, Oncology, Palliative Care, and Ethics provides tertiary inpatient services in clinical haematology and medical oncology for the population of Southeastern Ontario.
Ambulatory care is provided through clinics at the Patient Care Centre in general haematology, malignant haematology, haemostasis, and thrombosis.
Inpatient consultations are provided in haematology, medical oncology, palliative care, and bioethics at all three Kingston hospital sites.
meds.queensu.ca /faculty/role_descriptions/medicine/haematology   (390 words)

 The Norwegian Reference Centre for Laboratory Animal Science & Alternatives
An interactive computer simulation to teach the principles of the laboratory determination of red blood cell indices and blood group and their use in the diagnosis of anaemias.
The basics of haematology create a groundwork for more thorough discussions by the teacher.
Investigates the make-up of blood in a thorough and involving manner.
oslovet.veths.no /produkter.aspx?category=8_Haematology   (888 words)

 Bath Royal United Hospital NHS Trust
We work closely with all members of the extended multidisciplinary team aiming to provide holistic care for patients with haematological disorders.
The department for haematology is based in the laboratories situated opposite the North entrance to the RUH.
Haematology clinics are based in Oncology/Haematology outpatients department and inpatients are admitted to William Budd Ward – dependent on beds being available.
www.ruh.nhs.uk /departments/cancer_services/haematology.htm   (228 words)

 RCP - Haematology
Haematology encompasses clinical management of blood disorders, laboratory measurement of cellular components of blood, provision and proper use of transfusion products, and laboratory identification and clinical management of disturbances in haemostasis.
Haematologists undergo general professional training in medicine and specialist training in all aspects of haematology, both clinical and laboratory.
Consultant haematologists are expected to maintain a core competence in both laboratory and clinical haematology, to provide an on-call and emergency service.
www.rcplondon.ac.uk /specialty/Haematology.asp   (638 words)

 IBMS - The Institute of Biomedical Science
The haematology department is concerned with the morphology and physiology of blood, using automated instruments to count blood cells and haemoglobin levels, which aids the diagnosis and treatment of diseases such as anaemia and leukaemia.
Blood smears are made of abnormal counts to examine the cell types and the appearance of the blood by microscopy to help to diagnose illness or the progression of treatment.
The British Committee for Standards in Haematology (BCSH) is a sub-committee of the British Society for Haematology (BSH).
www.ibms.org /index.cfm?method=science.haematology   (628 words)

 Haematology Laboratory Homepage
The Haematology Laboratory provides a comprehensive repertoire of laboratory investigations for all Great Ormond Street Hospital patients.
The Laboratory is divided into five specialities comprising Routine Haematology, Special Haematology, Coagulation, Bone Marrow and Blood Transfusion.
The Special Haematology Laboratory offers a diverse range of investigations from routine haematinic assays and haemogloinopathy identification to more unusual tests.
www.ich.ucl.ac.uk /gosh/clinicalservices/Haematology/Homepage   (554 words)

SUMMARY: The Haematology unit has a busy inpatient service that administers high dose chemotherapy and performs 10-15 autologous stem cell transplants.
Haematology Ambulatory Care provides transfusion support and administers chemotherapy as well as performs apheresis.
The unit has a busy outpatient clinic which sees both malignant and non-malignant haematology and we provide comprehensive coagulation-anticoagulation support to the rest of the hospital, including ICU and the Burns Unit.
www.cs.nsw.gov.au /jobs/MedOff2006/concord/Haematology.htm   (202 words)

 Haem unit
In addition, the department serves as a referral centre for bone marrow specimens and other specialised investigations and for paediatric haematology consultation for both the Western and Eastern Cape Provinces and at times from further afield.
In addition, the cytogenetic analysis of the lymphomas and small round blue cell tumours is a focus of investigation.
The department is involved in collaborative projects with the Department of Haematology at Groote Schuur Hospital, and actively supports research conducted by the clinical departments of SCAH.
web.uct.ac.za /depts/ich/departments/paedpath/haemunit.htm   (422 words)

 Clinical-trials - Haematology - Canterbury District Health Board
The Christchurch Haematology Service is a tertiary centre for the South Island of New Zealand.
The haematology department is also supported by the research laboratories in cellular and molecular haematology.
The primary objective of the Haematology clinical trials programme is to improve the standards of care offered to our patients by participating in well designed clinical trials which can offer access to innovative treatments.
www.cdhb.govt.nz /haematology/clinical-trials   (196 words)

 LabPLUS - Haematology
Special Haematology offers a range of tests which include haemolytic anaemia testing, haemoglobinopathy/thalassaemia screening, haematological malignancy diagnosis (BM,CSF's), cytochemical analyses, enzyme deficiency testing, neutrophil function testing, malarial diagnosis, megaloblastic screen testing.
Diagnostic Immunophenotyping and Stem cell transplantation lab offers a range of tests by flow cytometry and immunocytochemistry which include haematological malignancy testing, PNH testing (CD59 by flow cytometry), stem cell transplantation testing (BM/PB/CORD), immune testing for HIV and organ transplants, HLA B27 testing for Ankylosing spondylitis.
Molecular Haematology offers a range of tests which include molecular and genetic studies of haematological malignancies, prenatal and carrier services for the inherited coagulation and haemoglobin disorders, molecular analysis of prothrombotic risk factors and molecular analysis of haemochromatosis.
www.labplus.co.nz /haematology.htm   (261 words)

 NHS Careers
Haematology in the UK is almost unique in that it spans both the clinical responsibility for looking after patients and active involvement in the haematology laboratory.
As a result of this dual role, haematologists often take an active part in every stage of the patients assessment from initial clinic visit, to laboratory assessment/diagnosis and finally to treatment.
Within the specialty of Haematology there is the opportunity to further specialise in a wide variety of clinical and laboratory areas (e.g.
www.nhscareers.nhs.uk /nhs-knowledge_base/data/5481.html   (189 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Molecular Haematology: Books: Drew Provan,John Gribben   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Molecular Haematology provides essential reading for those with minimal exposure to, or understanding of, molecular biological techniques.
There is an extensive glossary and each chapter is written with the non-specialist in mind.
A unique text providing a core knowledge base for those with little exposure to molecular biological methods, "Molecular Haematology" provides essential reading for those with minimal exposure to, or understanding of, molecular biological techniques.
www.amazon.co.uk /Molecular-Haematology-Drew-Provan/dp/1405112557   (426 words)

 European Journal of Haematology - Journal Information
European Journal of Haematology will consider for publication full-length research papers, review articles, case reports, clinical pictures, and letters to the editor.
Review articles on recent development in areas covered by the European Journal of Haematology as well as selected topics may be solicited by the Editor-in-Chief.
Case reports will be accepted only if they deal with a clinical problem that has been studied in detail and if the resulting data contain novel information and provide material for future research.
www.blackwellpublishing.com /submit.asp?ref=0902-4441   (1968 words)

 Paediatric haematology -- Roberts and Psiachou-Leonard 328 (7434): 43 -- BMJ Career Focus
paediatric haematology this is a useful part of training since
to be examined in paediatric haematology in part II of the MRCPath
Department of Haematology, Division of Investigative Sciences, Hammersmith and St Mary's Imperial College London, Hammersmith Hospital, London W12 0NN irene.roberts{at}imperial.ac.uk
careerfocus.bmj.com /cgi/content/full/328/7434/s43-a   (1229 words)

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