National Pathology Week

National Pathology Week is a celebration of pathology and the important contribution pathologists make to healthcare, through a programme of events aimed at people of all ages.

Throughout the week, pathologists and laboratory scientists, both nationally and internationally, will deliver a variety of events to improve public awareness and understanding of the science behind the cure.

7-13 November 2016

The theme of the week was 'Pathology: prevention, diagnosis, treatment'.

Register your event or activity

If you are running an event or activity, we can support you by publicising your event and providing promotional materials. Submit an event by completing our event registration form. You can then order promotional materials by completing our request form.

If you’re looking for an idea for an event, why not adapt one of our event templates or visit the events page to find out what others are doing across the country.

Social media

You can also join in by changing your social media profile picture to a photo of you wearing a lab coat. Tweet us @RCPath, post on our Facebook page or tag us to your picture on Instagram with #NPW2016

In 2015 over 240 events were registered by pathologists, laboratory scientists, specialist organisations and hospitals in England, Scotland and Wales. The week was packed with talks, lectures, lab visits, exhibitions and workshops for a range of audiences.