Documents in development

Open consultations

The documents in this section are open to College members for comments and feedback, using the 'response links' below. Please ensure you have logged in to be able to access these documents. We value your input into the documents the College produces and encourage you to participate. If you feel you have derived significant educational benefit from reviewing and commenting on one of these documents, you may claim up to 2 CPD credits. Please retain a copy of the feedback you send to us, as evidence of participation.

This document has been created by Professor Andrew G Nicholson, Professor Keith Kerr and Professor John Gosney on behalf of the College's Working Group on Cancer. The deadline for responses is 21 March 2018.  

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NB You need to have an email program installed on your computer to use these links. If you're not able to use them, just email your comments or simple approval to draftguidelines@rcpath.org by 21 March 2018, with 'Lung cancer dataset – feedback' in the subject line. 

Abridged consultations for cancer datasets and tissue pathways

When minor changes are needed to datasets or tissue pathways (e.g. updating references, adding new non-core data items or comments on staging), we hold a two-week abridged consultation. As always, we encourage members to give feedback on these proposals, using the response 'buttons' below. Please ensure you have logged in to be able to access these documents. 

There are no abridged consultations at present.


Closed consultations

This area lists documents where the consultation process has ended and they are being revised in light of feedback, before final publication. Please ensure you have logged in to be able to access these documents. 

DRAFT Curriculum for specialty training in Veterinary Microbiology

This document was created by Professor Roberto La Ragione. It was online for consultation from 27 November 2017 to 2 January 2018.

Dataset for histopathological reporting of cancer of unknown primary (CUP) and malignancy of unknown primary origin (MUO)

 This document was created by Professor John B Schofield and Dr Karin Oien on behalf of the College's Working Group on Cancer. It was online for consultation from 8 November to 8 December 2017.  

Tissue pathways for cardiovascular pathology

This document was created by Dr S Kim Suvarna, Dr Doris M Rassl and Dr Delsey Neil on behalf of the College's Working Group on Cancer. It was online for consultation from 26 October to 23 November 2017. The authors are considering the feedback. 

Dataset for histopathological reporting of anal cancer

This document was created by Dr Morgan Moorghen and Dr Newton A. C. S Wong on behalf of the College's Working Group on Cancer. It was online for consultation from 25 October to 22 November 2017. The authors are considering the feedback.

The specialist content of this guideline has been produced by Dr Mark Taylor, Dr Max Whibley and Dr Oliver Foot, as part of the ‘Guidelines on autopsy practice’ series, overseen by Dr Michael Osborn and Professor Jim Lowe. It was online for consultation from 22 November to 20 December 2016 and the series authors are considering the feedback.