This symposium is aimed at RCPath fellows, members, trainees, medical students and others interested in the range of pathology services in Scotland. Delegates will hear presentations about upcoming themes in the field of pathology and share some of the great developments happening in Scotland. They will meet the President Professor Jo Martin and find out what the College does in Scotland.

This is a Free event, but we do require formal registration. The symposium will be taking place between 11am-3pm.

If you have any questions please email us or call us on 020 7451 6766.

Online registration is now closed. If you would like to attend, please email us so we can ensure you are registered.



10.30     Registration

11.00     Welcome and Introduction – Professor Peter Johnston, RCPath Scotland Regional Council

11.05     RCPath Update - Professor Jo Martin, RCPath President

11.35     New perspectives in Pathology curricula – Joanne Brinklow, RCPath Director of Learning

12.00     VALUED strategy - Professor Keith Gardiner, Northern Ireland Medical & Dental Training Agency (NIMDTA)

12.30     Lunch

13.30     The impact of extending the cervical screening age to include women 60-65 years - Dr Joanna Round, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary

13.45     Melanoma Sentinel Lymph Node audit - Dr Guy Conlon, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary

14.00     Scottish National Laboratory workforce – Dr David Stirling, Director of Healthcare Science at NHS National Services Scotland

14.25     Scottish National Laboratories Programme - Dr Bill Bartlett, NHS National Services Scotland                         

15.00     Close


Event to be held at The Rox Hotel 17-23 Market Street Aberdeen AB11 5PY

For venue directions and information about parking please access The Rox Hotel website.


Abstracts and Biographies

Please find below the programme, abstracts and biographies for the Scotland Regional Symposium 2019.