Our role and responsibilities as a professional body and how they differ from a trade union
The Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS) is the leading professional body for scientists, support staff and students in the field of biomedical science representing over 20,000 members in 74 countries.
For over 100 years we have been dedicated to the promotion, development and delivery of excellence in biomedical science within all aspects of healthcare, and to providing the highest standards of service to patients and the public.
Who we are
We are dedicated to excellence in biomedical science
We are committed to open and transparent governance
Our members display the highest standards of professionalism and commit to ethical conduct
Since 1912, we have ensured that our members operate to the highest professional standards
We are committed to providing equal opportunities and encourage diversity amongst the biomedical science workforce
Putting our members first