Consultants in Histopathology

Crewe, Cheshire
£77,913 to £105,042
15 Aug 2019
11 Sep 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Leighton Hospital
x 3 Posts

Applications are invited for three Consultants in Histopathology at Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. 

The successful candidates will complete a team of 5 Consultant Histopathologists and 2 Speciality Doctors based at Leighton Hospital in Crewe. 

The Histopathology Department also serves East Cheshire Trust, Macclesfield Hospital but apart from post mortems, all work is centralised on the Leighton Hospital site including MDT meetings which are held by video link and do not require travel between sites.

The department has full UKAS accreditation and is recognised for Specialist Registrar training. The daily workload allocation is controlled and based on the RCPath points system. There is opportunity for private practice with anon site BMI Hospital and this is also shared equally between all Consultants. Participation in the Coroner’s Post Mortem service would also be available. 

Two Advanced Practitioners for cut up perform the majority of the specimendissection duties.

There is potential for sub-specialisation and candidates with interests in breast or gastrointestinal pathology would be welcome.

There is no requirement to report cervical screening cytology.

The Trust is committed to the ongoing education and development of staff and to support your development you will be provided with opportunities to undertake clinical and leadership development, both internally and externally. 

You will be joining a progressive, successful, award winning Foundation Trust. You and your colleagues will be working in a Trust which is considered to be in the top 120 employers in the NHS and is performing in the top 10% of Acute Trusts, after being rated as GOOD by the CQC. 

Boasting some of the best schools in the country and easy access to a wide range of indoor and outdoor activities, you will find Cheshire the perfect place to work, raise a family, enjoy social pursuits or simply relax in some of the most beautiful countryside our country has to offer. 

The Trust’s new recruitment premium means that individuals choosing to come and work at MCHFT in the role of Consultant Cellular Pathologist will benefit from an additional £23,374 on appointment, in addition to their basic salary, with an additional £23,374 paid at the completion of four years service. The premiums are in addition to relocation packages of up to £8,000 being offered by the Trust to successful candidates. 

Applicants must have full registration with the GMC including a License to Practice, and be on the Specialist Register (or be within six months of obtaining their Certificate of Completion of Training).

The posts are offered on a full-time basis; however, the Trust would welcome discussion with individuals looking for a more flexible working pattern to support a different work life balance. 

For an informal discussion and further details please contact Dr D M Butterworth, Consultant Histopathologist on 01270 273432.

Shortlisted candidates will be expected to visit the department prior to interview. 

To apply, please click the apply button. For further details please contact the Medical Resourcing Department on 01270 273541 or alternatively email 

Closing date: 11 September 2019
Interview date: 16 October 2019

Equal Opportunities

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