CONSULTANT / ASSOCIATE LECTURER
NHS / University
Clinical Service Work for Papworth Hospital Trust.
The Department of Histopathology at Papworth Hospital processed 2,000 cardiac and pulmonary surgical specimens per year with approximately 500 upper GI specimens. My specialty areas of diagnostic interest included pulmonary, cardiovascular, ENT, upper GI, soft tissue and Haematopathology. I shared the clinical surgical pathology reporting, pulmonary cytology reporting, post mortem service and on-call service with two other Histopathology Consultants and had responsibility for reviewing Cardiac, Pulmonary and Vascular Pathology and Cardiothoracic Transplant Pathology in adults and children. I undertook hospital post-mortems and post-mortems on behalf of Her Majesty’s Coroner (up to 90 per year in total). I reviewed tertiary referrals of Cardiac, Vascular, GI and Pulmonary Pathology. I continued to be involved as an independent Histopathology expert for review of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary medico-legal cases. I had a two sessional general pathology commitment at Addenbrooke’s Hospital which had a general surgical pathology workload of 24,000 surgicals per year.
Audit/Clinical Effectiveness for Papworth Hospital Trust:
I was the Lead Pathologist for upper GI pathology at Papworth and attend weekly multidisciplinary team (MDT) meetings at Addenbrooke’s Hospital. I participated in weekly MDT pulmonary oncology meetings. I co-presented a weekly Transplant Pathology meeting and present cases at the monthly Cardiothoracic Audit meetings. I participated in the Pulmonary Club slide meetings and in case reviews as part of the UK Heart Lung Transplant Pathology Group. I was Regional College Representative for the National Confidential Enquiry in to Postoperative Deaths (NCEPOD).
Postgraduate Teaching and Supervision Activities for Papworth Hospital Trust:
I taught trainees as part of theAnglia/Oxford Regional Training Scheme.
Management Activities for Papworth Hospital Trust:
I was on the Trust R&D Research Review panel. I represented the combined Radiology/Pathology Directorate at Papworth at the Trust Risk Management Group.
Continuous Medical Education (CME)/Continuous Professional Development (CPD) Activities for Papworth Hospital Trust:
I was involved in the training and appraisal of Biomedical Scientists within the Department and I continued to supervise research projects involving Biomedical Scientists.