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Consultant Dermatopathologist

NHS Lothian
Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh
£91,474 - £121,548
Closing date
25 Feb 2023

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Hospital, Histopathology, Pathology
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Consultant Dermatopathologist
Department of Pathology

Reference: CG2582

NHS Lothian is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best.

To this end, NHS Lothian welcomes applications from all sections of society.

Applications are welcome for the above 2 Permanent, full time (40  hours per week) post based in the Western General Hospital.

Histopathology services across Lothian are organised as an integrated service with Consultant Pathologists being members of one or more teams working at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh and the Western General Hospital.  These are two new posts to support our busy dermatopathology service.  NHS Lothian Pathology and the University of Edinburgh collaborate on a portfolio of research activities, and a range of opportunities would be available to the successful applicant.

The potential to take a leading role in service delivery would be available to a suitably experienced candidate.  A contribution to the wider Lothian Service is also possible, depending on the interests of the appointee and the requirements of the service.  Candidates wishing to work less than full time could also be accommodated.

Candidates must hold FRCPath in Histopathology, (or equivalent qualification) and be on the specialist register or be within 6 months of obtaining CCST on the day of interview.

For an informal discussion please contact:
Dr Hannah Monaghan, Head of Specialty, Department of Pathology,
Royal Infirmary Edinburgh, Little France, Edinburgh EH15 6SA,
0131 242 1722

We cannot accept CV’s as a form of application and only a completed online application form will be accepted. Personal information will not be sent with the application for short listing. The application form will be identified by the candidate number only to ensure that all applicants are treated equally. 

Closing Date: 25/02/2023

***PLEASE NOTE: We cannot accept late applications so please ensure your application is submitted early***

Interview Date: 28/03/2023



NHS Lothian is the second largest health board in Scotland serving the fastest growing population. We cover four local authority areas, including the city of Edinburgh. As one of the largest healthcare organisations in the UK, we invest approximately £1.6 billion a year in protecting and improving the health and wellbeing of our communities. Our permanent workforce of over 28,000 delivers a comprehensive range of primary, community-based and acute hospital services to a population of over 850,000 people. We have 21 hospitals, 119 GP practices, 182 community pharmacies, 173 general dental practices and 127 optometry practices. As a regional centre, we also provide some services for patients in neighbouring areas and we are a national centre of expertise for other specialties, serving people across Scotland.
We have recently invested in a brand-new children’s hospital, the Royal Hospital for Children & Young People, and a new state of the art Department for Clinical Neurosciences. Now is also an exciting time to join our ophthalmology and oncology teams as we embark on plans to invest significant capital into building leading treatment and research centres.

Living in the Lothians

Edinburgh and the Lothians are all home to ample amenities, beautiful countryside and rich history. With museums, castles, beaches, markets, plenty of activities for the family, shops, restaurants and a vibrant nightlife – all on your doorstep – there truly is something for everyone here.
Edinburgh, home to a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is consistently named one of the best cities in the UK to live in and people come from all over the world to visit. The city hosts the annual Festival Fringe and world-famous Hogmanay events and has great transport links, being home to Scotland’s busiest airport and the UK’s second largest train station.

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