The ACB Clinical Practice Section aims to inform the healthcare community of the essential relevanceof clinical biochemistry and its value to patient management, and of direct patient care being providedby Chemical Pathologists. The section also strives to encourage best clinical practice within the profession, supporting moves towards national harmonisation.
The Specialist Interests Division collates knowledge about a wide variety of medical conditions and is increasingly active in ensuring that this knowledge is easily accessible to clinicians in ways that are most beneficial for patient care.
The Training, Education and Academic Development Division promotes training in clinical aspects for all clinical biochemistry trainees. It considers how best to integrate clinical biochemistry into modern medical training. It also works to enhance the relevance of ACB training courses for medical trainees.
The Professional Affairs Division acts as a focus for professional support for medical members of the ACB and proposes candidates for National Clinical Excellence Awards.
Membership of the CPS is open to all ACB members: medical graduates joining the ACB automatically become members. There is strong regional representation on the sectionís steering group, which meets regularly.
Stuart Smellie, Director of Clinical Practice Section
Find out about the CPS history and track record
Click Here to read an article in the ACB News on the launch of the Section (58 KB pdf) illustrating background, structure and aims of the Section.
Click Here to read the CPS Annual Report 2008 (25 KB pdf)
Click Here to read the CPS Annual Report 2007 (30 KB pdf)
Click Here to read the CPS Annual Report 2006 (18 KB pdf)
View CPS information materials, contacts and membership details
Click Here to access the 2007 Brochure (134 KB pdf)
Click Here to access the 2008 Brochure (130 KB pdf)