What is Pathology?

Pathology Slides

Pathology is the study of disease. It is the bridge between science and medicine. It underpins every aspect of patient care, from diagnostic testing and treatment advice to using cutting-edge genetic technologies and preventing disease.  Pathologists are experts in illness and disease. They use their expertise to support every aspect of healthcare, from guiding doctors … Read more

What is Digital Pathology?

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Digital pathology is the gathering, managing, sharing and wide interpretation of pathology slides and data in a digital environment. Digital slides are created when glass slides are captured with a scanning device, to provide a high-resolution image that can be viewed on a computer screen or mobile device. The Digital pathology process allows us to … Read more

How I Became a Histopathologist


What are Histopathologist? Histopathologists are doctors who use microscopes to study the tissues and cell samples taken from patients in a variety of tests. How did you get into this role? To become a histopathologist, I first went to medical school and then worked as a junior doctor in several different specialties before deciding to … Read more

Top Digital Pathology Lab Tips

Kirsty Geldeart and Chloe Knowles, lab technician and biomedical scientist at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (LTHT), have put together their #TopLabTips for whole slide imaging in the laboratory. Firstly, All labs are different and these tips help our team improve workflow and maintaining our equipment. Number OneRemember to make sure slides are dry before … Read more