Pre/Perinatal/Paediatric Pathology SAC
Prenatal, perinatal and paediatric pathology is the study of the diseases and disorders of foetuses, babies and children.
Deliverables from the SAC include production of paediatric pathology workload matrices in line with existing college guidelines, support for national recruitment process for paediatric pathology trainees and planning for national paediatric pathology training days
Its impact includes ensuring safe and appropriately trained professionals to diagnose diseases of pregnancy, fetuses and children, including high quality investigation after death.
Chair: Dr Srinivas Annavarapu
- Vacant - Clinical Genetics (co-opted)
- Professor Sarah Coupland - Vice President for Communications
- Prof Marta Cohen - Academic Lead
- Dr Clair Evans - Curriculum Review lead, Chair of the Panel of Examiners for Paediatric Pathology and Chair of the Cellular Pathology CSTC
- Dr Charles van Heyningen - (Clinical Biochemistry)
- Dr Jo McPartland - Immediate Past Chair (Co-opted)
- Dr Rachel Rummery - Paediatric Trainee Representative & Deputy Chair of the TAC
- Dr Kerry Turner - The British & Irish Paediatric Pathology Association
- Dr Gauri Batra - SAC Representative for the Professional Advisory Group for the National Child Mortality Database (NCMD)
CELEBRATING OUR SPECIALTIES
Discover more about ongoing developments and key achievements in Pre/Perinatal/Paediatric Pathology in our Bulletin articles.
Improving care following sudden infant death and sudden unexplained death in childhood through collaborative learning
Here, Professor Marta Cohen and Dr Eleanor McTaggart provide an overview of learning from the SIDS and SUDC: past, present and future conference.
In this article, Dr Charles van Heyningen reports on the 15th International Congress on Paediatric Laboratory Medicine 2021.