Consultant in Histopathology

Posted 16 September by NHS Business Services Authority



Applications are invited for the post of Consultant in Histopathology at Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.  This is a replacement post.

The post holder will join a team of 10 other Consultants in Bradford providing a comprehensive Histopathology service to the Trust.  The Histopathology service is sub-specialised and whilst there can be a degree of flexibility in accommodating special interests, the successful applicant will be required to contribute to the general histopathology work of the department. The post carries a significant commitment to the upper gastrointestinal pathology team but also includes a commitment to the gynaecological pathology team. The successful applicant will also support the general work of the Department in non-gynaecological cytopathology. There is no cervical cytology requirement. An opportunity to take part in the Coronial post mortem service is available but is not required.

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides acute services for the City of Bradford and surrounding areas, and has two large Hospitals; Bradford Royal Infirmary and St. Luke’s Hospital. All main specialties are represented in Bradford, and the Trust has a base of 1107 beds. This is an exciting time to join the Trust as our laboratory services have recently become part of a Joint Venture with Airedale Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (Integrated Pathology Solutions) and Harrogate General Hospital which aims to be a national exemplar in terms of service-design.  The Divisional Strategy for 2019/20 also includes plans for the introduction of Digital Pathology and new Consultant office accommodation.  For further information regarding the Trust please go to: www. bradford

The Trust is committed to improving the working lives of its staff; we aim for a flexible approach to working hours, and have a number of family friendly policies. 

Bradford has excellent road, rail and air links and boasts a wide variety of Art and Culture, as well as sports facilities and a vibrant social scene. It is also within easy reach of the Yorkshire Dales, North Yorkshire Moors, the Lake District, Peak District and Northumberland. There are a number of highly regarded state and private schools close by and some of the most beautiful Yorkshire towns including Otley, Ilkley, Harrogate and Skipton are within easy commuting distance.

For further information regarding this post please contact Dr Pauline J. Carder, Clinical Director, Integrated Pathology Solutions, Dr Nima Maleki, Speciality Lead, Histopathology or Mr John Bolton, Operational Medical Director, Unplanned Care

Short-listed candidates are encouraged to visit by prior appointment.

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

- If you are currently a substantive consultant, we would require one of your referees to be either the Medical Director or Chief Executive,

- If you are currently a Specialty Registrar, we would require one of your referees to be your Training Programme Director.

Reference: 40883036

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