Consultant Paediatric and Perinatal Histopathologist

Bristol (City Centre), City of Bristol
£76,761 - £103,490
24 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Department of Cellular Pathology

Join us at North Bristol NHS Trust where you’ll be part of a sub-specialised team, working in a brand new purpose-built Pathology centre. The centre provides all pathology disciplines under one roof and is also home to the Avon Cervical Screening Service and the South West Cytology Training Centre. Importantly, the Bristol Genetics Laboratory (BGL), which includes Cytogenetics and Molecular Genetics disciplines is co-located with the other
pathology disciplines and is the lead provider of laboratory services for the West of England Genomics Medicine Centre. We have invested heavily in this service which delivers a wide range of genetic analysis services to the UK and internationally.

The existing Cellular Pathology service was formed in May 2016 when the North Bristol service and department formerly based at the BRI at UHBristol came together to provide a single service for Bristol. The main service is delivered from new, purpose-built accommodation on the Southmead Hospital site although the department continues to provide an Essential Services Laboratory at the BRI and manages the Paediatric and Perinatal mortuary at St Michaels Hospital. A new Laboratory Information System, Clinisys WinPath Enterprise, was implemented in October 2016.

As a motivated professional you will have a real passion for what you do and if the idea of working in a truly integrated pathology service centre, with some of the most talented medical minds in the world appeals to you, then apply today.

Applications are invited for a whole-time Consultant Histopathologist specialising in Paediatric and Perinatal Pathology. This replacement post offers an exceptional opportunity to join a dynamic Paediatric Pathology Service, and to develop specialist diagnostic and research interests with the enthusiastic support of the corresponding clinical teams. This post will contribute to both the provision of paediatric pathology for Bristol Royal Hospital for Children (BRHC) and the provision of perinatal pathology for St. Michael’s Hospital and the South West Region.

Individuals wishing to apply must be registered Medical Practitioners (with a licence to practice) and on the Specialist Register of the GMC or be eligible to be on the Specialist Register within six months of the date of the Advisory Appointments Committee. Applicants must also have Fellowship of the Royal College of Pathologists.

To arrange a visit or for an informal discussion about the role contact David Gibbs on 07718694266 or Dr Nidhi Bhatt at 0117414980 for service-specific matters.

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Close date – 16th August 2017

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