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A haematologist studies the types and functions of blood and blood forming tissues to identify abnormalities within blood cells.


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Haematologists study the types and functions of blood and blood forming tissues. They test blood smears to count blood cells and haemoglobin levels in order to assess a patient's current condition. They also study blood clotting, either as a check before surgery or to examine patient's who have unexplained bleeds. Their finings are interpreted by doctors when diagnosing and treating patients.


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You will need to be inquisitive, have an analytical mind and be capable of presenting your findings in a clear and articulate manner. Research skills are important. You must be patient, methodical and prepared to repeat experiments. A high degree of accuracy is essential for this type of work.  
 
You must be confident of working without supervision and of providing your own direction within a research process.


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Organisation: Health Service Executive (HSE)
Address: Dr Steevens' Hospital, Steevens Lane, Dublin, 8
Tel: 01 635 2000
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Organisation: Academy of Medical Laboratory Science (ALMS)
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Organisation: British Society for Haematology
Address: 100 White Lion St. London N1 9PF, UK
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