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Consultant in Histopathology (Gastrointestinal & Hepatopancreatobiliary)

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
£93,666 - £126,281 per annum, pro-rata
Closing date
8 Jan 2024

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Specialist doctor, Histopathology
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for the post of (10PA) Consultant in Histopathology (Gastrointestinal & Hepatopancreatobiliary) at Addenbrooke’s Hospital.

Main duties of the job

In order to be considered applicants must meet the essential criteria outlined in the person specification.

You will be fully registered with the GMC and ideally have a CCT in Histopathology or be within six months of award of CCT at the time of interview. Applications are welcomed from those unable to work full time for personal reasons or those wishing to job-share.

As part of our commitment to supporting the medical workforce in the part they play in delivering an excellent caring service to patients, all newly appointed Consultants attend our five-day Consultant Development programme within a year of joining the Trust. Leadership is a key requirement of doctors’ professional work and this innovative programme is designed to support Consultants to hone the leadership and management skills they need to succeed at CUH.

Working for your organisation

The applicant must have demonstrable skills in listening, reading, writing and speaking in English that enable effective communication about medical topics with patients and colleagues, as set out in the GMC’s Good Medical Practice (2013). Non-UK applicants must possess the IELTS/OET exam before obtaining a GMC licence to practice.

Applications from job seekers who require skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

It is a requirement for skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

The primary duties of this post will be reporting gastrointestinal specimens, medical and lesional liver biopsies, pancreatic resections and liver transplant graft specimens.

The successful appointee will be expected to contribute to the Hepatopancreatobiliary (HPB) on-call rota. The department is staffed by a team of over 50 specialist Histopathologists.

The successful appointees may also be able to participate in the departmental postmortem rota.

The department is fully digitised and successful applicants will be expected to move towards digital reporting as part of the national drive to digitise Histopathology services.

Please refer to the Job description and Person specification attached for further details on the main responsibilities and duties for this post.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Informal enquiries about this post should be addressed Dr Michael Eden, Clinical Lead via email at or alternatively by telephone 01223 596250.

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