The 2023 QM Series 12 theme is Embrace Change: Growing Your Cellular Therapy Services. Each webinar will equip your organization with practical strategies and insights to incorporate a new service or product into your cellular therapy organization while ensuring compliance, optimizing patient outcomes, and driving continuous improvement. Each webinar will include a 45-minute live lecture and a 15-minute Q&A session. Ed Brindle, MSc, MLT is the Quality Manager for the Hamilton Health Sciences, Cellular Therapy and Transplantation Program.

After this webinar, attendees should be able to:

  1. Determine a timeline, regulatory requirements, and potential metrics to assess needs.

  2. Evaluate potential benefits and value added by performing a needs assessment.

  3. Identify gaps through change control and how they affect other processes within the program.

  4. Assess staffing, training, and product needs for the successful implementation of a new service.

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Ed Brindle

QA Manager - CTT Program

Hamilton Health Sciences

Ed's extensive educational background and professional certifications testify to his qualifications. He holds a Bachelor’s in Biological Sciences from Glasgow Caledonian University, a master’s in biomedical sciences at Napier University in Edinburgh, UK, and a Certificate in Quality Management with distinction at the University of Manitoba. Ed's unwavering dedication to quality management is evident in his over 30 years of experience as a Medical Lab Technologist in Hematology, Transfusion, Microbiology, Clinical Biochemistry, Quality Management, Cord Blood, and Cellular Therapy. He has served in various technical and managerial roles in the UK and Canada. He is the Quality Manager for the Cellular Therapy & Transplantation Service at The Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre, Hamilton Health Sciences, Ontario, Canada.

Ed has continued to represent Quality in the Clinical Laboratory and Cellular Therapy space and has presented at international scientific conferences and webinars related to Quality Operations, Cord Blood, and Cellular Therapy. He is a member of the FACT HPC Standards and Quality Management Committee, the Canadian Society for Medical Lab Science, and the Canadian Standards Association (CSA). He actively participates in the BMT and Cellular Therapy Laboratory National Standards. Ed continues to advocate for quality and loves to share his passion for continuous quality improvement to enable facilities to meet International Regulatory and Accreditation Standards.


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    • Applicant - $100
    • Auditor - Free!
    • Committee Member - Free!
    • Consultant - Free!
    • FACT Staff - Free!
    • Inspector - Free!
    • Inspector Trainee - Free!
    • Non-member - $100
    • Industry Representative - $200
    • Fellow - $50

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2023 QM Series 12 - Part 1 - Webinar #1 Held July 13, 2023 You must register to access.