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- Gynaecological pathology
- Urological pathology
BDSc, BSc, MBBS, FRCPA, FIAC, FFOPRCPA.
Partner, Queensland Medical laboratory, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia 1989-2004.
Farrer-Brown Histopathology, 27 Harley St, London W1G 9QP 2004-2005.
Royal Surrey County Hospital, Egerton Road, Guildford GU2 7XX 2006- present.
Areas of interest
Gynaecological Pathology; Urological Pathology
Current NHS consultant posts held
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As a consultant histopathologist I have no direct patient contact. My job is to process and examine under a microscope tumours and other diseased tissues removed at surgery in order to give a diagnosis, classification and staging of the tumour. This enables the cascade of therapies available to follow an optimal pathway for patients, ensuring the best outcome.
My feedback is from my referring medical colleagues and from an endless process of EQA, peer review, audits, reading, attendance at scientific meetings, appraisals and continuing professional development that I must do to keep up to date.
- See profile All Degrees are with first class honours and from the University of Queensland, Australia. Histopathology qualification from the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia 1978
Reference number 6088935
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Ben Haagsma British Association of Urological Pathologists 2007
- Ben Haagsma British Association of Gynaecological Pathologists 2006
Details of entry to specialist register
- Histopathologist, 2003