Components of training

Training in Histopathology encompasses:

  • Surgical specimens (including macroscopic examination, cut up and reporting)
  • Diagnostic cytology
  • Post-mortem (required in ST1 and ST2, and encouraged in subsequent training)
  • Audit
  • Molecular and neuropathology/paediatric pathology attachments (each 2 weeks, based in the John Radcliffe Hospital and Churchill Hospitals, Oxford)

For more information on Histopathology training, please see the RCPath website