Consultant Histopathologist

Dumfries and Galloway
£80,653 - £107,170
20 Sep 2018
18 Oct 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

This post is based in Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary, a district general hospital with a major reputation for delivering quality care as well as being at the forefront of innovative practice. The range of services provided by the hospital is, by virtue of its geographical location, considerably more wide and complex than many much larger traditional district general hospitals. 

The successful candidate will join a team consisting of four Consultant Histopathologists. Additional EPAs may be available following appropriate Job Plan review with the Clinical Director.

The Department provides a wide range of clinical diagnostic and advisory services supported by scientific facilities in three inter-related disciplines:

  • Histopathology (approximately 15000 specimens per year)
  • Diagnostic Cytopathology (1000 requests per year)
  • Mortuary and Autopsy services (250 autopsies per year)

In addition to routine diagnostic services expected for a district general hospital, Dumfries & Galloway is accredited, as a Cancer Unit, for the diagnosis and management of common cancers including Skin, Head & Neck, Breast, Colorectal & upper Gastrointestinal, Respiratory, Urological, Haematological, Gynaecological malignancies

Applicants must hold valid registration with the General Medical Council and have completed a period of training in Pathology that is recognised by the Royal College of Pathologists. They should be on, or eligible for, inclusion on the specialist register within six months of appointment.

For informal enquiries and arrangements to visit, please contact:   Dr Stanford Mathe, Consultant Histopathologist and STL (e-mail address – or Dr Martin Connor, Clinical Director for Diagnostic Services (e-mail address –

Arrangements to visit the Department and the hospital can be made through Patsy Pattie, Project Manager (direct dial – 01387 241790; email address -

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