Wales Training School

Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW)

Wales logo May 20191

Training School Lead:

Dr Hywel Thomas

Consultant Pathologist & Training Programme Director forHistopathology

Department of Cellular Pathology, University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park, Cardiff, CF14 4XW

Email: davidhywel.h.thomas@wales.nhs.uk

Secretary: farida.esufali@wales.nhs.uk  

Tel: 02920 745316

 

Training School Deputy:

N/A

Administrator:

Miss Ceri Turnbull

Department of Cellular Pathology, University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park, Cardiff, CF14 4XW

Tel: 02920 743696

Contact person for arranging Cellular Pathology taster sessions/prospective trainee information:

Dr Huyam Abdelsalam
Consultant Pathologist
Huyam.abdelsalam@wales.nhs.uk

No. of trainees per school/deanery:

15

ST1 rotations:

  • Training programme for ST1’s:
  • Training during the first year is delivered by fortnightly long specialty specific blocks with weekly autopsy sessions.
  • Trainees also attend 3 block teaching weeks which take place in Bristol, Southampton and Buckinghamshire.
SST1-5 rotations:

  • Glan Clwyd Hospital BCUHB, Bodelwyddan, Denbighshire
  • Neuropathology rotation: Whiston Hospital Liverpool
  • Paediatric rotation: Alder Hey Hospital Liverpool
  • The department is centralised and covers all of North Wales (including Wrexham Maelor Hospital and Bangor Hospital), no travel is required.
Training programme for ST1’s:

Training during the first year is delivered by fortnightly long specialty specific blocks with weekly autopsy sessions.

Trainees also attend 3 block teaching weeks which take place in Bristol, Southampton and Buckinghamshire.

Cluster for your school:

Southern cluster – Cardiff, Exeter, Plymouth, Bristol, Oxford and Southampton

Health Education England (Deanery) for your area:

Elenor Williams

Tŷ Dysgu, Cefn Coed, Nantgarw, CF15 7QQ.

Tel: 03300 585 005

Email: Elenor.Williams@wales.nhs.uk

Website:   https://heiw.nhs.wales/

Head of School:

Head of School: vacant post at present

Training Programme Director – TPD:

Dr Hywel Thomas

Consultant PAthologist and Training Programme Director for Histopathology

Department of Cellular Pathology, University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park, Cardiff, CF14 4XW

Email: davidhywel.h.thomas@wales.nhs.uk

Tel: 02920 745316 (secretary Mrs Farida Esufali)