Shonagh Haslam is a Principal Clinical Biochemist at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Royal Preston Hospital, UK and is an honorary lecturer at Manchester University. Her main interests include the use of pre-analytics and automation and she has a keen interest in both immunoassay and endocrinology, having published in this field. Additionally, Shonagh is a regional Clinical Champion through the NHS Innovation Agency for pre-eclampsia markers and as an early adopter site is able to support other sites with their test introduction. In November 2020 Shonagh became a Specialist Committee Member on the Diagnostics Advisory Committee for the update of DG23 (PlGF -based testing to help diagnose suspected pre-eclampsia). Clinically one of her particular interests is to define novel roles for Clinical Scientists in providing patient facing services. She jointly runs weekly lipid clinics with other Clinical Scientists and Endocrinologists. She is also an active member of the Association of Clinical Biochemistry Scientific Committee.