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Consultant in Histopathology

£79,000 - £108,000

Job Description

Applications welcome for UK based and international histopathology specialists to join a busy, friendly pathology department with an establishment of 6.5 consultants in total. Full histopathology and diagnostic cytology services are provided to the local population of and the activity is approximately the following:

  • 19,500 surgical histology requests
  • less than 1000 GP requests
  • 2,500 non gynaecological cytology requests per annum
The laboratory operates a general reporting system.

Consultants also play an integral part in all MDTs with the key cancer sites being breast, colorectal, upper gastro-intestinal, urological, skin, gynaecological, haematological, head and neck, and lung.

The Department is involved in both the NHS Breast and Bowel Cancer Screening Programmes.

The post holder will be expected to work flexibly with other Medical practitioners and relevant healthcare workers to provide training both medical and scientific and clinical support in results interpretation/advice.

The department is UKAS accredited as are all other disciplines within Laboratory Medicine.

Requirements for this post are the following:

  • FRCPath in Histopathology
  • Candidates with significant experience & PLAB can be considered
  • 4 years+ experience at consultant grade or equivalent
  • Ability to manage high case load
  • Eligibility for GMC registration

For UK based candidates, this is a great opportunity to establish yourself within a growing department in a fantastically well located part of the country.

If you are an IMG looking to launch your career in the NHS - then this is a great opportunity for you with full tier 2 support being offered by the trust. CESR assistance will be provided for those that take up a locum post. 

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