North of Scotland Training School (Aberdeen)

North of Scotland Training School (Aberdeen)

Aberdeen school

Training School Lead:

Dr Fiona Payne (Training Programme Director)

Consultant Pathologist

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

Email: f.payne@nhs.net

Tel: 01224 553794/5

Training School Deputy:

Dr Louise Smart

Consultant Pathologist

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

Email: louise.smart@nhs.net

Tel: 01224 552836

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 554696

Contact person for arranging Cellular Pathology taster sessions:

Dr Fiona Payne (Training Programme Director)

Email: f.payne@nhs.net

Tel: 01224 553794/5

No. of trainees per school/deanery:

12 in programme

ST1 rotations:

N/A

ST2-5 rotations:

6 months at Raigmore Hospital in Inverness

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, out ST-1s attend Scotland-wide teaching, including an introductory course in Glasgow, cytology teaching in Aberdeen, and a year 1 assessment revision course in Edinburgh. Our ST1’s can also attend the Scotland trainees’ symposium and undertake a molecular pathology attachment.

Cluster for your school:

N/A

Health Education England (Deanery) for your area:

NHS Education for Scotland (Aberdeen Regional Office)
Forest Grove House, Foresterhill Road, Aberdeen, AB25 2ZP

Tel: 01224 554365

Website: http://www.nes.scot.nhs.uk

Head of School or TPD:

Professor Peter Johnston

Depute Postgraduate Dean and Consultant Pathologist

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

Email: peter.johnston@abdn.ac.uk

Tel: 01224 553794/5