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  • Advert number: 319060-0
  • Posted Date: 07/12/12
  • Closing Date: 06/01/13

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust



with a special interest in Gynaecological/Placental Pathology

Applications are invited for a Consultant post in Histopathology/Cytopathology with a special interest in Gynaecological/Placental pathology based at the Bradford Royal Infirmary. This is a replacement post. The successful applicant will join a team of 10 Consultant Histopathologists (9.6 WTE). The Department provides a sub specialised service to the Foundation Trust with each Consultant having particular experience and expertise in one or more areas of Histopathology/Cytopathology. This post will have a principal interest in Gynaecological/Placental pathology and will include lead responsibility for the Gynaecological pathology service including the MDT and also Cervical cancer pathology review. It is expected that the successful candidate will contribute to one or more additional subspecialities and opportunities exist particularly in skin and GI pathology.

All Consultants in the Department contribute to the general, non specialised caseload in the Department and non gynaecological cytology forms part of the departmental workload. The successful applicant will be invited to participate in the Coronial autopsy service but there is no requirement to do so. Gynaecological cytology does not form part of the departmental workload.

The Department is part of the histopathology training rotation in Yorkshire and has up to 3 trainees attached at any one time.

The histopathology offices and cut-up laboratory are on site at Bradford Royal Infirmary with specimen processing being provided from the Bexley Wing laboratories at St James’s University Hospital in Leeds. The laboratories have full CPA accreditation.

Bradford Royal Infirmary and its sister hospital St Luke’s Hospital form a large Teaching Hospital Foundation Trust and provide all specialities except neurosurgery, cardiothoracic surgery and surgical renal transplantation. The Foundation Trust serves a population of approximately 380,000.

Applicants should possess the FRCPath or equivalent and have or be within six months of receiving a CCT at the time of the advisory appointments committee. They should be fully registered with the GMC. This appointment will be on the basis of the new consultant contract and is advertised as a full-time post with 10 programmed activities. Applications are welcome from those unable to work full-time for personal reasons or those wishing to job share.

Informal enquiries/visits to the department are invited. Please contact Dr David Gouldesbrough, Head of Department of Histopathology/Clinical lead for Pathology, telephone 01274 364801/01274 364209 or email

Candidates are encouraged to visit by prior appointment.

Applications should contain names and addresses of three referees (one of which should be your current or most recent employer), details of GMC registration and CCT (or evidence of eligibility to apply for CCT).

Closing Date: 6 JANUARY 2013.

Apply online at: quoting the relevant Post Reference Number – 389-I829BRI.

We are an equal opportunities employer and a No Smoking Organisation. All full-time posts suitable for job share.

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