Pathology is undergoing big changes in order to deliver efficiencies that will have an effect on other clinical areas. HSJ’s supplement is a round-up of the key ideas and discussions from the the Pathology: fit for today, fit for future conference, which was organised by HSJ and Roche
Pathology is in the vanguard of change that will go onto affect other clinical areas of the NHS, HSJ editor Alastair McLellan told the opening session of the conference.
By rising to both financial and quality challenges doctors could be at the forefront of change in pathology services.
With collaboration, competition and partnerships helping to deliver change, the commercial sector could play a key role in providing pathology services.
The pathology service needs a significant injection of pace to speed up the delivery of business improvements.
In a frank and lively final panel session, all eight speakers took to the stage to answer questions from the audience.