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Welcome to the North West School of Pathology

 

Health Education England North West Mersey & NW (HENW) School of Pathology aims to provide the best training and support to all our trainees.

Dr Lipsita Patnaik has recently been appointed as the new Head of School. The Associate Postgraduate Dean is Dr Mumtaz Patel.

Opportunities exist within the Deanery for subspecialty training in all of the pathology disciplines.

The School actively encourages trainees to be involved in school activity and have trainee representatives on the school board and executive.

The School overseas the training in chemical pathology, medical microbiology, virology and histopathology (including the subspecialties of paediatric pathology, cytopathology and neuropathology). The aim is to provide specialist training to ensure new consultants are appointed with the knowledge and skills required for professional practice.

   

 
Head of the North West School of Pathology

 


Dr Lipsita Patnaik

Email: dr.patnaik@hee.nhs.uk

Blackpool Victoria Hospital
Whinney Heys Road
Blackpool
FY3 8NR

 

 
Associate Postgraduate Dean for Pathology

  


Dr Mumtaz Patel

Email: mumtaz.patel@hee.nhs.uk

Health Education England
Three Piccadilly Place
Manchester
M1 3BN

 

 

Training Programme Directors

 

Specialty North Western Mersey
Chemical Pathology Dr Vinita Mishra
Email: vinita.mishra@rlbuht.nhs.uk
Combined Infection Training TPD to be appointed – current representatives:
Infectious Diseases Dr Alec Bonington
Email: alec.bonington@pat.nhs.uk
Dr Tom Blanchard
Email: thomas.blanchard@rlbuht.nhs.uk
Medical Microbiology and Virology Dr Andrew Dodgson
Email: andrew.dodgson@mft.nhs.uk
Dr Timothy Neal
Email: timothy.neal@rlbuht.nhs.uk
Histopathology Dr Edmund Cheesman
Email: edmund.cheesman@mft.nhs.uk
Dr Carol Ross
Email: carol.ross@sthk.nhs.uk

 

 

HEE North West School of Pathology Training Programme Management Team

 

The HEE North West School of Pathology Training Programme Management Team are based at HEE's Liverpool Office.

Role Name Email Address Telephone Number
Programme Support Manager for Pathology Natalie Dawson
Currently on Maternity Leave
psm@hee.nhs.uk 0151 479 2615
Programme Support Co-ordinator for Pathology Erin Scobie erin.scobie@hee.nhs.uk 0151 479 2504
Programme Support Administrator for Pathology Sarah Mrozek pathology.nw@hee.nhs.uk 0151 479 2574

 

General enquiries from Trainees should be emailed to the School of Pathology Programme Support Team on the following email address: pathology.nw@hee.nhs.uk

 

 

HEE North West Lead Employer

 

From 1 October 2018 St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is the Lead Employer for the whole of the North West region.

St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Website www.sharedservices.sthk.nhs.uk  
General Queries Email: lead.employer@sthk.nhs.uk Tel: 0151 426 1600
Payroll Email: leademployerpayroll@sthk.nhs.uk Tel: 0151 290 4658

 

 

Important Dates

  

17

December

2018

North Western Medical Microbiology Winter ARCP

VENUE: HEE's Manchester Office (PP3)

  

18

December

2018

Histopathology Winter ARCP

VENUE: HEE's Manchester Office (PP3)

  

29

January

2019

North Western Combined Infection Training Winter ARCP

VENUE: HEE's Manchester Office (PP3)

  

9

April

2019

Histopathology Spring ARCP

VENUE: HEE's Liverpool Office (Regatta Place)

  

17

June

2019

North Western Combined Infection Training Summer ARCP

VENUE: HEE's Manchester Office (PP3)

  

1

July

2019

Mersey Combined Infection Training Summer ARCP

VENUE: HEE's Liverpool Office (Regatta Place)

   

9

July

2019

North Western Histopathology Summer ARCP

VENUE: HEE's Manchester Office (PP3)

   

16

JULY

2019

Mersey Histopathology Summer ARCP

VENUE: HEE's Liverpool Office (Regatta Place)

    

30

JULY

2019

Chemical Pathology Summer ARCP

VENUE: HEE's Liverpool Office (Regatta Place)

    

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Useful Links

 

link icon The Royal College of Pathology

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Study Leave | Email: studyleave.nw@hee.nhs.uk

Out of Programme (OOP) information

Less Than Full Time (LTFT) Training

Policies & Procedures

Revalidation | Form R Part A | Form R Part B | Email: revalidation.nw@hee.nhs.uk

Careers advice

 


Page Last Updated 18 October 2018