Members: Login / Logout
what we are

Joining: European Register of Specialists in Laboratory Medicine

EC4 (EuSpLM) STATUS THROUGH THE ACB

ACB members meeting the eligibility criteria below can ask the ACB for automatic registration on the European Register of Specialists in Laboratory Medicine

  • Completion of 9 years undergraduate and postgraduate study.
  • Participation in a minimum of 5 years specialist training in an approved laboratory.
  • HCPC or GMC registration.
  • Be a Fellow of the Royal College of Patholoigsts (FRCPath)
  • Participation in CPD activities.
  • Be a fully paid up member of the ACB.
Registrants are able to:
  • Use the title “European Specialist in Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine” and the abbreviation “EuSpLM” after their name
  • Receive a certificate from the EC4 Register Commission as evidence that they are a registered European Specialist in Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine
  • Quote the registration on their CV to indicate that they have achieved and maintained a high level of competence in Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine recognised throughout the European Union
  • Receive information about the practice of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine within the European Union
  • Expect a warm welcome when visiting a laboratory in any European Union country

Registration to the title is automatic on an annual recurring basis, currently £10 per annum, whilst the eligibility criteria are met. For further information please contact the ACB office.

Other ACB members can join the European Register of Specialists in Laboratory Medicine if they meet the eligibility criteria by going to http://www.ec-4.org/ and Applying for EuSpLM Registration online at http://www.ec-4.org/database1.32/templates/application.html

Updated 4th February 2015

© Copyright The Association for Clinical Biochemistry and Laboratory Medicine
The Association for Clinical Biochemistry
and Laboratory Medicine
130-132 Tooley Street LONDON SE1 2TU
Tel: 020 7403 8001 Fax: 020 7403 8006