College Calendar

See what's happening at The Royal College of Pathologists over the coming months, including Committee and panel meetings, key governance dates and annual celebrations.   

College Calendar 2022 & 2023

College Calendar 2022

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
Jul Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

January 2022
New Year bank holiday – Monday 3rd Jan

Wednesday 19th 1.00pm Veterinary Pathology SAC
Monday 24th 2.00pm Research Committee
Wednesday 26th 10.00am Joint Committee on Immunology and Allergy
  12.30 pm Immunology SAC

February 2022

Tuesday 1st 10.00am Wales Regional Council
Wednesday 2nd 10.30am Joint Medical Microbiology & Medical Virology SAC
Thursday 3rd 10.30am College Council
  5.30pm New Fellows Admission Ceremony
Wednesday 9th 2:00pm Pathology Informatics Committee
Tuesday 22nd 10.00am Scotland Regional Council
Wednesday 23rd 2.00pm Cytopathology Sub-committee

March 2022

Tuesday 1st 11.00am NQAAP in Genetics
Tuesday 1st 10.00am Digital Pathology Committee
Thursday 10th 10.30am Histopathology CSTC
  10.30am Professional Performance Committee
  11.30am Trustee Board
Monday 14th 2.00pm Dermatopathology Sub-Committee
Thursday 17th 11.00am Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics SAC
Thursday 24th 10.00am Northern Ireland Regional Council
Wednesday 30th 2.00pm NQAAP in Cellular Pathology
Date to be confirmed   NQAAP Genetics

April 2022 
Good Friday – 15th April

Easter Monday bank holiday – Monday 18th

Tuesday 5th 10.00am   Medical Examiners Committee
  2.00pm   Toxicology SAC
Wednesday 6th 10.30am   Transfusion Medicine SAC
Thursday 7th             10:30am   Chemical Pathology CSTC                                                                                
Tuesday 19th 2.00pm   Forensic Pathology SAC
Wednesday 27th 11:00am   Quality Assurance in Pathology Committee
  11:00am   British Neuropathological Society (BNS) meeting
  2:00pm   Neuropathology SAC
Thursday 28th 10.30am   College Council 

May 2022
Early May bank holiday – Monday 2nd

Tuesday 3rd  1.00pm Intercollegiate Committee on Haematology
  2:00pm Cellular Pathology SAC
Thursday 5th 10.00am Death Investigations Committee
Tuesday 10th 2.00pm Prenatal/Perinatal/Paediatric Pathology                                             
Wednesday 11th 2.00pm Pathology Informatics Committee
Thursday 12th 10.30am Professional Performance Committee
  11:30am Trustee Board
Wednesday 18th 9.00am International Committee
Thursday 19th 10.30am Examinations Committee
Tuesday 24th 10.30am Clinical Biochemistry SAC
Thursday 26th  10.30am
Trainees’ Advisory Committee

June 2022

Late Spring bank holiday – Thursday 2nd June

Platinum Jubilee bank holiday - Friday 3rd June

Wednesday 1st 10:00am Medical Examiners Committee
Wednesday 8th 09.30am Wales Regional Council
Thursday 9th 11.00am Working Group on Cancer Service
  1.00pm All Staff meeting
Thursday 16th 10.00am Scotland Regional Council
Wednesday 22nd 10.30am Research Committee
Thursday 23rd 10.00am Digital Pathology Committee
  11:00am Healthcare Science Committee 
Wednesday 29th 2.00pm Genomics and Reproductive Science SAC
Date to be confirmed   NQAAP Medical Microbiology

July 2022

Thursday 7th 7:00pm Annual Dinner
Wednesday 13th 10:00am Joint Committee on Immunology and Allergy
  12:30pm Immunology SAC
Wednesday 20th 2:00pm Cytopathology Sub-Committee
Wednesday 27th 10:30am Joint Medical Microbiology and Medical Virology SAC

August 2022
August bank holiday – Monday 29th August

Wednesday 3rd  10:00am Medical Examiners Committee
Thursday 4th      10.30am Professional Performance Committee                                 
  11.30am Trustee Board
Wednesday 31st 10.30am Transfusion Medicine SAC - POMA Discussion

September 2022 

Thursday 1st     10.00am Northern Ireland Regional Council                                                         
Tuesday 6th 1:00pm Veterinary Pathology SAC
Thursday 8th 10.30am College Council
  7.00pm New Fellows Admission Ceremony & Buffet
Monday 12th 10.30pm Research Committee
Tuesday 13th 12.30pm Retired Fellows Lunch
Thursday 15th 10.30am Chemical Pathology CSTC
Thursday 22nd 2:00pm Forensic Pathology SAC
Wednesday 28th 11.00am Histocompatibility & Immunogenetics SAC

October 2022 

Tuesday 4th 2.00pm Medical Examiners Committee
Wednesday 5th 10.00am Wales Regional Council
  11:00am
Pathology Informatics Committee
Thursday 6th 10.30am Histopathology CSTC
  10:30am Professional Performance Committee
  11:30am Trustee Board
Wednesday 12th 11.00am British Neuropathological Society (BNS) meeting
    Neuropathology SAC
Thursday 13th 11:00am Intercollegiate Committee on Haematology
Friday 14th 11.00am NQAAP in Genetics
Wednesday 19th 10.00am Digital Pathology Committee
Thursday 20th 09.00pm Scotland Regional Council
Tuesday 25th 10.30pm EQA Scheme Organisers Meeting
  2.00pm NQAAP in Cellular Pathology
Wednesday 26th 2.00pm Toxicology SAC
Date to be confirmed   NQAAP Genetics

November 2022 

Wednesday 2nd 10.00am Annual meeting of Cellular Pathology Subspecialty Advisors
  1.30pm Cellular Pathology SAC Annual Meeting
  10:30am Transfusion Medicine SAC
Monday 7th 10:30am International Committee
Tuesday 8th 12:30pm International Committee and Diaspora Day
Wednesday 9th 10:00am International Pathology Day
Thursday 10th 10.00am Death Investigations Committee
  11.00am Working Group on Cancer Services
Thursday 10th 2.00pm Genomics and Reproductive Science SAC
Monday 14th 10.30am International Regional Advisors Forum (International Committee)
Tuesday 15th 2.00pm Dermatopathology Sub-Committee
Wednesday 16th 11.00am Quality Assurance in Pathology Committee
Thursday 17th 10.30am College Council and Annual General Meeting (AGM)
Tuesday 22nd 10.30am Clinical Biochemistry SAC
  2.00pm Prenatal/Perinatal/Paediatric Pathology SAC
Thursday 24th 10.30am Trainees Advisory Committee
  10.30am Examinations Committee

December 2022
Boxing Day - Monday 26th

Christmas bank holiday – Tuesday 27th
New Year bank holiday – Monday 2nd January 2023

Thursday 1st   11.00am Healthcare Science Committee                                                        
Tuesday 6th 10.00am Northern Ireland Regional Council
Thursday 8th 10.30am Trustee Board
  1.00pm RCPath Trustees & Staff Christmas Lunch

College Calendar 2023

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
Jul Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

January 2023
New Year bank holiday – Monday 2nd January

Wednesday 18th   1.00pm Veterinary Pathology SAC
Monday 23rd   2.00pm Research Committee
Wednesday 25th   10.00am Joint Committee on Immunology and Allergy
   12.30pm Immunology SAC

February 2023 

Wednesday 1st   10.30am Medical Examiners Committee
Thursday 2nd   10.30am College Council
  5.30pm New Fellow Ceremony
Wednesday 8th   2.00pm Pathology Informatics Committee
Thursday 9th 10.00am Wales Regional Council (tbc)
Wednesday 22nd 2.00pm Cytopathology Sub- committee
Thursday 23rd 10.00am Scotland Regional Council (tbc)

March 2023 

Wednesday 1st   10.00am Digital Pathology Committee
Thursday 9th 10.30am Professional Performance Committee
  11.30am Trustee Board
Monday 13th   2.00pm Dermatopathology Sub-Committee
Wednesday 15th 11.00am Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics SAC
Thursday 23rd 10.00am Northern Ireland Regional Council (tbc)
Wednesday 29th 2.00pm NQAAP in Cellular Pathology

April 2023
Good Friday – 7th April Easter Monday bank holiday – 10th April

Monday 3rd   10.00am Medical Examiners Committee
  2.00pm Toxicology SAC
Wednesday 5th   10.30am Transfusion Medicine SAC
Wednesday 12th 11.00am Intercollegiate Committee on Haematology
   2.00pm Cellular Pathology SAC
Tuesday 18th 2.00pm Lay Advisory Group meeting (tbc)
Wednesday 19th 2.00pm Forensic Pathology SAC
Thursday 20th 10.30am College Council
Wednesday 26th 11.00am Quality Assurance in Pathology Committee
   11.00am British Neuropathological Society (BNS) meeting
   2.00pm Neuropathology SAC
Thursday 27th 2.00pm Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Network meeting (tbc)

May 2023
Early May bank holiday – Monday 1st
Late May bank holiday – Monday 29th

Monday 8th   10.00am Death Investigations Committee
Wednesday 10th 2.00pm Pathology Informatics Committee
  2:00pm Prenatal/Perinatal/Paediatric Pathology SAC
Thursday 11th 10.30am Professional Performance Committee
   11.30am Trustee Board
Tuesday 18th 10.30am Examinations Committee tbc
    Trainees’ Advisory Committee
Wednesday 24th 10.30am Clinical Biochemistry SAC

June 2023 

Monday 5th   10.00am Medical Examiners Committee
Thursday 8th 11.00am Clinical Science Committee
Wednesday 14th 10.00am Scotland Regional Council (tbc)
Wednesday 21st   10:30am Research Committee
  10.00am Digital Pathology Committee
Thursday 27th 09.30am Wales Regional Council (tbc)
Wednesday 28th 2.00pm Genomics and Reproductive Science SAC

July 2023 

Tuesday 4th   2:00pm Lay Advisory Group meeting (tbc)
Wednesday 12th 10.00am Joint Committee on Immunology and Allergy
  12.30pm Immunology SAC
Wednesday 12th 2.00pm Cytopathology Sub-Committee
Wednesday 26th 10.30am Joint Medical Microbiology & Medical Virology SAC

August 2023
August bank holiday – Monday 28th August

Thursday 3rd   10.30am Professional Performance Committee
  11.30am Trustee Board
Tuesday 1st 10:00am Medical Examiners Committee
Thursday 10th 2.00pm Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Network (tbc)

September 2023

Thursday 5th   10.00am Northern Ireland Regional Council (tbc)
Wednesday 6th 1.00pm Veterinary Pathology SAC
Tuesday 7th 10:30am College Council
  7.00pm New Fellows Admission Ceremony & Reception
Monday 11th 10.30am Research Committee
Wednesday 20th 2.00pm Forensic Pathology SAC
Wednesday 27th 11.00am Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics SAC

October 2023

Wednesday 4th   10.00am Medical Examiners Committee
  11:00am Pathology Informatics Committee
Thursday 5th 10:30am Professional Performance Committee
  11.30am Trustee Board
Tuesday 10th 10.00am Scotland Regional Council (tbc)
Wednesday 11th 2.00pm Intercollegiate Committee on Haematology
Thursday 12th 11.00am British Neuropathological Society (BNS) meeting
  2:00pm Neuropathology SAC
Tuesday 17th 10.00am Wales Regional Council (tbc)
Wednesday 18th 10.00am Digital Pathology Committee
  2.00pm Toxicology SAC
Wednesday 25th 10.30am EQA Scheme Organisers Meeting
  2.00pm NQAAP in Cellular Pathology

November 2023

Wednesday 1st    10.00am Annual meeting of Cellular Pathology Subspecialty Advisors
  1:30am Cellular Pathology SAC
  10:30am Transfusion Medicine SAC
Wednesday 8th 10:00am Death Investigations Committee
  2.00pm Genomics and Reproductive Science SAC
Wednesday 15th 11.00am Quality Assurance in Pathology Committee
  2.00pm Dermatopathology Sub-Committee
Thursday 16th 10.30am College Council and Annual General Meeting (AGM)
Wednesday 22nd 10.30am Trainees Advisory Committee
  10.30am Examinations Committee
Thursday 23rd 10.30am Clinical Biochemistry SAC
  2.00pm Perinatal/Perinatal/Paediatrics Pathology SAC
Tuesday 28th 2.00pm Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Network (tbc)
Thursday 30th 2.00pm Lay Advisory Group meeting (tbc)

December 2023
Christmas bank holiday – Monday 25th & Tuesday 26th
New Year bank holiday

Thursday 1st   10.00am Medical Examiners Committee
  2.00pm Clinical Science Committee
Tuesday 5th 10:00am Northern Ireland Regional Council (tbc)
Thursday 8th 10.30am Professional Performance Committee
  11.30am Trustee Board