Consultant in Paediatric & Perinatal Pathology

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
£77,913 - £105,042 per annum
02 Apr 2019
01 May 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for the post of Consultant in Paediatric & Perinatal Pathology (full time, 10 PAs) at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge.

The duties of the post include provision of a paediatric surgical pathology service (including on-call) and perinatal autopsy and placental histopathological examination to the Rosie Maternity Hospital, Cambridge and the regional network.

The Department of Histopathology and Morbid Anatomy is a mixed University and NHS Department.

The current annual workload of the Department includes more than 80,000 surgical requests, 4,000 referred cases, 8,000 non-gynaecological cytology, 1500 paediatric surgical specimens, 1,500 neuropathological specimens and 500 necropsies (most of which are for H M Coroner).

All specialities are well represented and include all aspects of general surgical pathology, transplantation and renal pathology, breast, dermatology, gastro-intestinal, haematological, gynaecological and paediatric pathology as well as gynaecological (at Newmarket) and non-gynaecological cytology.

Cardiothoracic work is dealt with at Royal Papworth Hospital NHS
Foundation Trust but will be moving to Cambridge in 2019. All the routine pathology is handled by a number of specialist teams but is fully accessible to the junior staff. About 7% of histopathological specimens come from general practice. The Department was inspected by the HCPC and the
Institute of Biomedical Science and is accredited for HCPC training.

Applicants are required to be on the GMC+ Specialist Register, or within six months of their expected date of receipt of a CCT at the time of interview.
Queries regarding this post should be addressed to Dr John Grant, Clinical Lead by emailing or by telephoning 01223 596250.

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Closing date: 1 May 2019

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