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Locum Histopathologist Consultant

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

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NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Fixed Term - 6 months
Full Time 40 hours per week
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King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
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Denmark Hill
£77,913 - £105,042 per annum inc. London Weighting
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An opportunity has arisen to join the histopathology consultant team at King’s College Hospital based at Denmark Hill as a fixed term consultant for 6 months. The team comprises 18 consultants, 12 based at Denmark Hill and 6 based at the Princess Royal University Hospital.

The Trust is one of the largest foundation trusts in the country with over 950 beds and a turnover of about £1 billion pa. It serves a wide population from the Southwark, Lambeth and Bromley and Bexley areas.  The Trust provides a broad range of secondary services, including specialist emergency medicine (e.g. trauma, cardiac and stroke). It also provides a number of leading edge tertiary services, such as liver transplantation, neurosciences, haemato-oncology, and fetal medicine, on a regional and national basis. King’s College Hospital has a strong track record for research and development and service innovation.

Histopathology is a UKAS ISO 15189:2012 Accredited Department, has 76 staff, and undertakes histopathology (including frozen sections), diagnostic cytopathology (including FNA clinics), immunohistochemistry, molecular pathology, and autopsy pathology.

We are looking to recruit a substantive consultant, with special interests in one or more of breast pathology, gastro-intestinal pathology and uropathology.

Potential applicants will be welcome to visit the department and discuss this post.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

The postholder will have regular contact with vulnerable people and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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To discuss the post please contact: Dr Jon Salisbury, Clinical Lead for Histopathology 020 3299 3093 or