South West Peninsula Training School

South West Peninsula Training School (Exeter, Plymouth and Truro)

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Website for the Southwest England Histopathology Trainees – Pathkids

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Training School Lead:

Dr M Powari – Consultant Histopathology

Department of Histopathology, Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital, Church Lane, Exeter, EX2 5AD

Email: Manish.powari@nhs.net

Tel: 01392 402998

Training School Deputy:

Dr T Bracey – Consultant Histopathology

Cell Path, Level 4, Derriford Hospital, Plymouth, PL6 8DH

Email: tim.bracey@nhs.net

Tel: 01752 433093

Administrator:

Carla Miners – School Manager

Peninsula School of Pathology, Peninsula Postgraduate Medical Education, Raleigh Building, Plymouth Science Park, Derriford, Plymouth, PL6 8BY

Email: carla.miners@southwest.hee.nhs.uk

Tel: 01752 676141

Contact person for arranging Cellular Pathology taster sessions:

Dr Jemimah Denson (Plymouth) – Consultant Histopathologist

Department of Histopathology, Derriford Hospital, Derriford Road, Plymouth, PL6 8DH

Email: jemimahdenson@nhs.net

And

Dr Manish Powari (Exeter) – Consultant Histopathologist

Department of Histopathology, Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital, Church Lane, Exeter, EX2 5AD

Email: Manish.powari@nhs.net

And

Dr James Garvican (Truro) – Consultant Histopathologist

Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust, Truro, TR1 3LJ

Email: james.garvican@nhs.net

No. of trainees per school / deanery:

11 Histopathology Trainees

ST1 rotations:

For the first year of training, ST1s are based at either Plymouth or Exeter.

ST2-5 rotations:

ST2-5 rotate between Exeter, Plymouth and Truro with at least 1 year at each of the three training centres.

Training programme for ST1’s:

  • 3x Southern Cluster block teaching weeks during first year
  • Regular interesting case (black box) meetings
  • Regular departmental TERA (training education research audit) presentations
  • Monthly regional training days scheduled and listed on pathkids.com
  • 9x half day ST1 teaching days split between Plymouth and Exeter.
  • 2x gynae cytology weeks
  • Ad hoc teaching from Consultants and senior STs
Cluster for your school:

Southern cluster – Oxford, Southampton, Bristol, Exeter, Plymouth.

Health Education England (Deanery) for your area:

Carla Miners

School Manager

Peninsula School of Pathology, Peninsula Postgraduate Medical Education, Raleigh Building, Plymouth Science Park, Derriford, Plymouth, PL6 8BY

Email: carla.miners@southwest.hee.nhs.uk

Tel: 01752 676141

Training Programme Director (TPD):

Tim Bracey

Cell Path, Level 4, Derriford Hospital, Plymouth PL6 8DH

Email: tim.bracey@nhs.net

Tel: 01752 433093 (office)

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