North of Scotland Training School (Aberdeen)

North of Scotland Training School (Aberdeen)

Aberdeen school

Training School Lead:

Dr Louise Smith – Training Programme Director

Department of Pathology, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, AB25 2ZD

Email: louisejsmith@nhs.net

Tel:01224 553794

Training School Deputy:   N/A

 

Administrator:

Allyson Still – Training Programme Administrator
NHS Education for Scotland, Forest Grove House, Foresterhill Road, Aberdeen AB25 2ZP

Email: allyson.still@nes.scot.nhs.uk

Tel: 01224 805100

Contact person for arranging Cellular Pathology taster sessions:

Dr Louise Smith – Training Programme Director

Email: louisejsmith@nhs.net

Tel: 01224 553794

No. of trainees per school/deanery:

12 STs in the Histopathology programme (Scotland, North)

ST1 rotations:

N/A

ST2-5 rotations:

Six month rotation to the Department of Pathology, Raigmore Hospital, Inverness (usually undertaken in ST 2 or 3)

Training programme for ST1’s:

The training is a based on a specialty rotation apprenticeship model with a local weekly teaching programme, including histopathology and cytology circuses and informal seminars. In addition, our ST1s attend Scotland-wide teaching, including:-

Introductory block teaching, Glasgow – one week in August

Introduction to cervical cytology, Edinburgh – one week in September

Scottish Histopathologists in Training symposium, rotates between 4 Scottish training centres – 2 days in November

Neuropathology training course for stage A & B trainees, Edinburgh – two weeks in late November/early December, alternate years

Paediatric pathology course for stage A & B trainees, Glasgow – December

Non-gynaecological cytology course, Aberdeen – 2 days in February/March

ST 1 Revision course including mock stage A exam, Edinburgh – 2 weeks in February/March

Cluster for your school:

Scotland Deanery

Health Education England (Deanery) for your area:

NHS Education for Scotland

Forest Grove House, Foresterhill Road, Aberdeen, AB25 2ZP 

01224 805100

https://www.nes.scot.nhs.uk/

Head of School or TPD:

Dr Louise Smith (TPD)

Department of Pathology, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, AB25 2ZD

Email: louisejsmith@nhs.net

Tel: 01224 553794