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East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust provides a caring service to a population of 550,000 in the Pennine Lancashire area. Services are provided from our two main sites, the Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital and Burnley General Teaching Hospital and from our community rehabilitation wards at Pendle Community Hospital, Accrington Victoria Hospital and Clitheroe Community Hospital.

Our current five-year clinical strategy ‘Fit for the Future’ provides a robust clinical platform to ensure we deliver safe, personal effective services in the community and in our hospitals.

We treat almost 700,000 patients every year in our hospitals and community settings, using state-of-the-art equipment and facilities. We provide a full range of acute hospital and adult community services and we are a specialist centre for hepatobiliary, head and neck and urological cancer services, robotic assisted surgery, specialist cardiology services and we are also a network provider of Level 3 Neonatal Intensive Care. We are a nationally accredited Centre for Endometriosis and Uro-Gynaecology Surgery.



This is a replacement full-time post (10 Programmed Activities) that the selected candidate will join into the current team of 10.35 WTE Consultant Histopathologists; there is the possibility of increasing PAs according to the individual’s preference.  The post is based at Royal Blackburn Hospital, which is part of the East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust that works across two main sites (Royal Blackburn Hospital and Burnley General Hospital).

Any applicant who is unable for personal reasons, to work full-time will be eligible to be considered for the post. If such a person is appointed, modification of the job content will be discussed on a personal basis with the Trust in consultation with consultant colleagues.

Benefits of working for the trust – https://www.elht.nhs.uk/working-us/why-work-us.

For a confidential and informal discussion please contact Dr Ali Mirza, Managing Partner on 07775 996611 or ali.mirza@globalexecsolutions.co.uk or our office on 0207 971 7969 or enquiries@globalexecsolutions.co.uk

  • Full GMC registration
  • Eligible to be included on the specialist register
  • CCT or equivalent(CESR) expected within 6 months of interview date.
  • Job Type: Substantive - Flexible
  • Salary: £76,761- £103,490
  • Location: North West England
  • Sector: NHS
  • Date Posted: 08-04-2021
  • Closing Date: 17th May, 2021
  • Interviews: TBC