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This section of the website is for histopathology trainees, or those interested in pursuing a CCT in histopathology. StRs, FTSTAs and LATs appointed or transferred to the 2007/08 and 2010 histopathology curricula must use the Learning Environment for Pathology Trainees (LEPT) to record their progress in training.

Adobe PDF (881k)Statement on transitional arrangements for histopathology trainees applying to transfer to the 2010 GMC-approved histopathology curriculum and assessment system
Curriculum 2010 (for trainees appointed to specialty training to start on or after 1 August 2010)

Adobe PDF (881k)Curriculum for specialty training in histopathology and cytopathology as a subspecialty, June 2010

Blueprints 2010

Adobe PDF (881k)Blueprints for the pathology assessment systems - Introduction

Adobe PDF (881k)Histopathology blueprint

Adobe PDF (881k)Cytopathology blueprint

Assessment of medical and leadership competencies 2010

Adobe PDF (881k)Histopathology

Previous versions of the curriculum (e.g. 2007/08, 2005 or 2001) can be obtained from the Training Department

Adobe PDF (267k)A Competency Based Framework for Graded Responsibility for Specialist Registrar and Specialty Registrars in Histopathology and Cytopathology (Arranged by Level of Competence)

Adobe PDF (265k)A Competency Based Framework for Graded Responsibility for Specialist Registrars and Specialty Trainees in Histopathology and Cytopathology (Arranged by Organ System)

Person Specification

Histopathology ST1 Person Specification 2015

Assessment and Examination

Workplace-based assessment
Histopathology multi-source feedback
Histopathology Year 1 Assessment
FRCPath examination regulations and guidelines

Annual Review of Competence Progression (ARCP)

ARCP guidance and forms

Adobe PDF (133k)Assessment requirements for ST1

Adobe PDF (133k)Assessment requirements for ST2

Adobe PDF (133k)Assessment requirements for ST3

Adobe PDF (133k)Assessment requirements for ST4

Adobe PDF (133k)Assessment requirements for ST5

Histopathology College Specialty Training Committee (CSTC)

CSTC minutes (log in required)

Useful links

Histopathology Training Schools

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