Understanding Haematology Tests: When to Refer

Centre for Professional Development – B1 on the Edgbaston Campus map
Medical and Dental Sciences
Tuesday 26th April 2016 (09:00-17:00)
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Amy Partleton
Email: a.partleton@bham.ac.uk  
Tel: 0121 414 2677

Course summary

The following areas of haematology will be discussed; red cells and haemoglobin, white cells, platelets and coagulation, the common laboratory tests used, how to interpret them and parameters at which referral to a haematologist is indicated.

Learning objectives

At the end of this course you will have:

  • An understanding of the tests used in all areas of haematology
  • An ability to interpret results from these tests
  • A knowledge of when to refer patients to a haematologist based upon abnormal laboratory test results


Dr Gillian Lowe – Consultant Haematologist, University Hospital Birmingham
Dr Will Lester – Consultant Haematologist, University Hospital Birmingham & Birmingham Women’s Hospital
Dr Jim Murray - Consultant Haematologist, University Hospital Birmingham

Course details

1 day

Centre for Professional Development, Medical School, University of Birmingham


How to apply 
Register online with a credit/debit card via the University's online shop

For more information about this course please contact Amy Partleton:
Email: a.partleton@bham.ac.uk 
Tel: 0121 414 2677 

Fees will be refunded on a sliding scale as follows: within 2 weeks prior to course date 25% refunded; 2-4 weeks prior to course date 50% refunded, 4-6 weeks prior to course date 75%; 6 weeks plus 100% refund. It may be possible to transfer your reserved place to another available date when 6 weeks or more notice is provided, transfers with less than 6 weeks before date of course are subject to administration fees.
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