Histopathology at a Glance

Welcome to Histopathology recruitment at the Health Education North West - North West.

Please scroll down the page to find out about ST1 Histopathology recruitment and training at Health Education North West - North West.


Recruitment information

Next recruitment episode anticipated

Round 1 – November 2014

Advert appears

Thursday 6th November 2014

Apply from

Applications open Tuesday 11th November 2014 - 10am UK time

Closing date

Applications close Thursday 4th December 2014 – 4pm UK time

Offers from

No later than Thursday 12th March 2015, 5pm UK time

Anticipated start date

Wednesday 5th August 2015

Online recruitment portal


Qualifications & professional registration required

2015 person specifications


Eligibility criteria

See here for Eligibility Criteria

2014 competition ratios


Specialty specific recruitment information

Interview Date(s)

2nd – 4th February 2015

Interview Location


Invitations to Interview expected

January 2015

Type of recruitment


Lead Recruiter

London Shared Services

Lead Recruiter website




What to bring to interview

Please refer to the applicant guide and the lead recruiter website for information on the documentation you need to take to interview.

Travel expense claim

Expenses will be reimbursed by the lead recruiter.  Please refer to their website for information.

Programme information

Specialty & level (type of work)

ST1 Histopathology

Anticipated number of vacancies


2014 fill rate


Programme Details

Click here for Programme Details. The Royal College's Curriculum can be accessed here. 

Role Description (or Job Description if available)

Will be provided in due course.

Training Locations

Locations include

A map view of training location can be found here

Anticipated Duration of Programme

Usually 5 1/2 years

Anticipated Outcome of Programme (subject to satisfactory progression)


See Gold Guide for further information

Expected Rotation Information

Usually 1 x 12 month placements per year

Sample Rotation

Trainees allocated to Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust initially and then rotate based on educational need.

GMC Trainees' Survey link


Employment information


All trainees will be employed by Health Education North West (North West’s) lead employer – Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust


Recruitment Helpdesk: 0161 604 5553


Details of the employer, information about pre employment checkes, links to salary scales/basic pay, national terms and conditions of service, employment policies and HENW/NW travel and relocation expenses policy can be found on the following page




 Last Reviewed: 28th October 2014

Training Locations


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