Newcastle Laboratories

Paul Murphy

Blood sciences

Health Care Scientist in Haematology and Haemostasis

Health Care Scientist Haematology and Haemostasis

Qualifications: FIBMS

Paul started his career in the NHS at Preston Hospital North Shields working in Haematology and Transfusion in 1981 and developed a keen interest in blood coagulation.
He moved to the RVI in 1987 to further his interest in Haemostasis as this was the location of the regional Haemophilia centre
Paul obtained Fellowship of the Institute of Biomedical science in Haematology by examination in 1987.
Paul also obtained a Certificate in Management studies with the RVI in 1998
He is registered with the Health Professions Council and a member of the Institute of Biomedical Science

Paul has maintained a keen interest in Haemostasis testing throughout his career and spoken at many meetings and conferences on the subject.
Paul was a member of the steering committee of the Central Quality Assurance Scheme (CQAS), which was a national Quality Assurance programme in Haematology and Haemostasis, from 2004 until its closure in 2013
Paul was appointed Health care scientist in Haematology and Haemostasis in January 2014, with a brief to ensure Haemostasis testing in the Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals was at the forefront of current practice in this rapidly evolving area.