Haematology professionals work across specialities and international borders to share best practice and advance the field. A broad team of people are involved in modern haematology across the lab and the clinic.
In the words of our Past Presidents
‘I think we work in a very multidisciplinary team and I think that's a huge advantage.’
Brenda Gibson, BSH President 2007 - 2009
‘I've benefited more than anything else from teamwork and that's really been a highlight for me.’
Michael Greaves, BSH President 2001 - 2003
‘The first thing to say about the BSH, you achieve things as part of a team.’
Patrick Carrington, BSH President 2015 - 2016
‘…the BSH has played an enormous role in the cohesion of multidisciplinary teams’
Trevor Baglin, BSH President 2014 - 2015
Highlights from the haematology timeline
Our timeline highlights many examples of building a community, including:
- 2010s BSH meetings promote global haematology
- 2000 National registry for ITP
- 1990s Dialogue about treatment for ITP and the establishment of the ITP support association
- 1980 Establishment of the INR for warfarin control
- 1970 Government supports specialist services for immune deficiency
- 1964 Formation of the British Committee for Standards in Haematology
Browse the full timeline for more examples using the link below or in the right-hand menu.
Reflections from the haematology community
In preparation for our 60th anniversary, we invited members of the haematology community to share with us their thoughts and reflections.
Find out more about our anniversary video contributors.
It is not too late to participate – please send your story to [email protected].
The views expressed in the material filmed for the anniversary are those of the participants involved and do not necessarily represent the views of the British Society for Haematology.
Filming took place during the second half of 2019 and the start of 2020, prior to the Covid-19 pandemic.