Consultant in Histopathology

Guildford, Surrey
£76,761 to £103,490 PA
02 Jul 2018
05 Aug 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Berkshire and Surrey Pathology Services

Consultant post in Histopathology with an element of Cytology
10 PAs

Welcome to Berkshire and Surrey Pathology Services (BSPS). One of the country’s largest, most respected and welcoming NHS Pathology networks. Our focus on clinical excellence means that we are the perfect place for you to progress as a professional.

Our friendly, supportive, open culture makes this a unique place to support great patient care.

We are proud to be one of the largest NHS Pathology networks in the country. We are NHS managed, and driven to deliver the best quality service for our NHS patients.  We strive to be the benchmark for other Pathology services to follow.

Berkshire and Surrey Pathology Services (BSPS) is a joint venture forming a patient centred pathology network with a clear vision. To provide a combined, integrated and modern pathology service with employee well-being and development at its heart.

The complete service model is based on a multi-site strategy, which delivers both routine and specialist in house testing whilst providing fast results to patients. Our success depends on professionals meticulous about clinical excellence, patient centered service and personal development.

In return we drive knowledge sharing, training an open culture and in-house development. It’s a pivotal time for Pathology nationally, so come and embrace this at BSPS.

Berkshire and Surrey Pathology Services serves Ashford and St Peter’s Hospital, Frimley Health, Royal Surrey County Hospital and Royal Berkshire Hospital NHS Foundation Trusts including St Lukes Cancer Centre with a combined catchment population of approximately 1.2m.

As a part of pathology service reconfiguration, the Histology department is being centralised at Royal Surrey County Hospital with a view to developing full subspecialisation over the next 12-18 months. The Gynaecological cytology service has been centralised at St Peters Hospital.

This is a progressive department with ambition to develop a strong molecular service and academic links through the clinical academic group status with the University of Surrey and its Veterinary School as well as maintaining links with Royal Holloway.

Applications are invited for a permanent Consultant Histopathology post with an element of Cytology to join a team of 31 consultant Histopathologists supporting clinical services across all 5 sites. The posts will be based at Royal Surrey County Hospital and are replacement posts.

There is cytology commitment within the posts.

Candidates should be medically qualified and must hold CCT accreditation (or be within 6 months of the award of CCT) and Fellowship of RCPath or equivalent.

A high level of competence and full participation in diagnostic histopathology will be essential and involvement in departmental audit is required. Applicants both with and without well-developed subspecialty interests are encouraged to apply. Practitioners unable for personal reasons to work full time are welcome to apply for this post.

If you would like to come and visit or require further information, please contact Dr Izhar Bagwan, Speciality Lead for Histopathology on 01483 571122 extn 4257.

Alternatively, to apply, please click the apply button. Closing Date for applications: 5th August 2018.

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