Consultant Histopathologist

  • Head Medical
  • 09/02/2019

Job Description

Consultant Histopathologist - Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland







An excellent opportunity is now available for an experienced Consultant Histopathologist to join a district general hospital located in the south west of Scotland. This is a full time post working with a very strong team, you will be working in a team of four experienced Consultants. The aim of the department is to provide diagnostic and clinical advisory services, provision of histopathology, diagnostic cytopathology and mortuary and autopsy services.

GMC Specialist Registration (or eligibility for) will be required for the post, and you will hold FRCPAth or equivalent. Wide experience in all aspects of pathology, including autopsies is required, alongside a familiarity with current national guidelines and the required RCPath Datasets.

Dumfries & Galloway is a beautiful rural location, the cost of living is very affordable and there are excellent schools available for those relocating with children. Crime rates are low also, and there are many opportunities to explore arts and theatre in the local area too. Situated in the south west of the country, there is easy access by road or rail to both Glasgow and Edinburgh. To the south you can reach Carlisle, in the north of England, in less than 30 minutes.  

An excellent salary is on offer in line with NHS Scotland payscales, a relocation package may be available in some circumstances too. If you would like to find out more and review the full job description then please contact Karen Diamond at Head Medical (0131 240 5261).