Understanding Haematology tests – when to refer

Medical and Dental Sciences
Tuesday 11th February 2014 (09:00-17:00)
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Course summary

This course is aimed at GP’s and 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 – Clinical Research Fellow and Haematology Specialist Registrar, University of Birmingham
Dr Will Lester – Consultant Haematologist, UHB
Dr Jim Murray - Consultant Haematologist, UHB

Course details

1 day

Clinical Sciences Building, University of Birmingham

Is this course accredited? 
This 1 day course is CPD accredited. 


How to apply 

Register for this course online using a credit/debit card

For more information please contact Tamara Ball 
Email: t.c.ball@bham.ac.uk  
Tel: 0121 414 2677