Case Studies

HM-JACKarc Automated Faecal Immunochemical Test System Overview

The HM-JACKarc system provides automated, rapid and consistent, high throughput Faecal Immunochemical Testing. See how it’s combination of innovative sampling device, assay technology and easy-to use platform ensure sensitive and

A Fitting Tribute: Judith Strachan is Presented with the 2022 ACB Foundation Award

Faecal Immunochemical Testing – Past, Present and Future At the ACB UKMedLab22 Scientific Meeting, held at the Royal College of Pathologists in London in November 2022, Judith Strachan was presented

Partnership with the NHS Award

On Thursday 2nd December 2021, at the Annual MediWales conference in Cardiff, Alpha Laboratories was declared the winner of the Partnership with NHS Award, sponsored by the Life Science Hub.

Faecal Immunochemical Test (FIT) Sample Collection

The HM-JACKarc FIT system employs an innovative sample collection device that is easy for patients to use and delivers a measured, stabilised sample for the laboratory, ready for direct loading

The Evolving Use of Faecal Immunochemical Testing – Accelerated by the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought many challenges for clinicians and supporting services that have driven the need to manage patients differently. With current changes in the availability of endoscopy and

How to do the FIT bowel cancer screening test | Cancer Research UK (2019)

Your guide to the FIT bowel cancer screening test, from Cancer Research UK. FIT stands for faecal immunochemical test. It looks for tiny traces of blood in the poo which

Mr Nigel D’Souza on the the NICE FIT clinical trial

In this video from RM Partners, Mr Nigel D’Souza, Colorectal Surgical Fellow, presents the results of the NICE FIT clinical trial. Find out more about the NICE FIT Study:

Bespoke Patient Packs Help Support Cancer Testing Progress in the South West

In June 2018 the South West Cancer Alliance (SWCA) implemented a faecal immunochemical testing (FIT) service for occult blood. To support its diagnostic pathway for colorectal cancer (CRC), this is

How Low Can FIT Go?

Professor Callum G. Fraser Explores the Need for Low Faecal Haemoglobin Concentration Estimates Faecal immunochemical tests for haemoglobin (FIT) are now widely used in asymptomatic screening for bowel cancer and

The NICE FIT Study Team
The FIT Revolution – Coming to Your Practice Soon

The NICE FIT Study is a research project in Bowel Cancer Care that has been initiated by the department of Colorectal Surgery at Croydon University Hospital together with RM Partners

‘FIT to Practice?’ Workshop – ACB Focus – June 2018

This Industry Sponsored Workshop entitled ‘FIT to Practice?’ was given by Professor Callum Fraser, Sally Benton and Nigel D’Souza. They discussed data collected from testing FIT in the Symptomatic since

Q&A Session ‘FIT to Practice?’ – ACB Focus – June 2018

Catch the interactive audience discussions from the workshop held at ACB Focus 2018 on the use of faecal immunochemical testing for detecting colorectal disease.