Specialty Applications

Paediatric and Perinatal Pathology ST3 - Specialty Specific Application Form Questions

These are the UK Specialty Training application form questions used on Oriel for applications to Paediatric and Perinatal Pathology ST3 higher specialty training. These are the application form questions used for posts advertised in November 2023 with a start date from August 2024.
 
The questions are presented here to help you prepare for your future applications. Please be aware application form structures, questions, word counts, etc. can change and there is no guarantee that future application forms will remain the same. 

Supporting Information

Evidence (1 of 2)

1. Additional Information

Competencies

1. Do you have FRCPath Part 1? ( Yes | No)

2. Please indicate whether you have you got Evidence of one of the following competences?

  • Current employment in a histopathology programme which leads to satisfactory completion of ICPT (Integrated Cellular Pathology Training) by the advertised post start date.
  • Satisfactory completion of ICPT (Integrated Cellular Pathology Training) evidenced by ARCP.
  • Satisfactory completion of Stage A and Stage B of Histopathology Specialty training (2012 curriculum) evidenced by ARCP.
  • Achievement of ICPT competences via alternative experience to a UK histopathology training programme
  • None of the above


2. Experience and Commitment

Please give details and level of competency (including number of autopsies) relating to your exposure and experience of perinatal autopsy pathology. (Words allowed 250)

Please give details and level of competency relating to your exposure and experience of paediatric surgical pathology. (Words allowed 250)

Please outline the issues facing practitioners in Histopathology & Paediatric pathology in the UK. (Words allowed 250)

Please give details about how many adult Post-Mortems you have performed during your training (Words allowed 250)

Please indicate, with examples, your current practice in terms of Entrustable Professional Activities (Words allowed 250)

Please briefly outline the current training pathway for Paediatric and Perinatal Pathology from ST3 in the UK. (Words allowed 250)

3. Audit and Management

What experience of clinical audit do you have? Please give full details including a statement about your personal contribution to the audit work. Please state clearly where and when this was undertaken and specifically indicate your role. (Words allowed 250)

Please provide evidence of leadership skills, managing and/or working in teams. You may give examples from both inside and outside medicine. (Words allowed 250)

Please describe an example from your own experience where issues relating to clinical governance have been of particular importance. (Words allowed 250)

4. Academic Achievements

Please enter details of any prizes, awards and other distinctions (include specialty and qualifying distinction). Please indicate if an undergraduate or postgraduate award, the awarding body and the date awarded  (Words allowed 250)

What experience do you have of delivering teaching? (Words allowed 250)

Please provide evidence of research whether past or in progress. If you have undertaken or are undertaking a research project, please give details and indicate your involvement. (Words allowed 250)

Please indicate your level of familiarity with information technology. (Words allowed 250)

Please provide details of your most relevant presentations at regional or national level. (Words allowed 250)

Please provide details of your most relevant presentations at local level (please state whether departmental, hospital, or trust). (Words allowed 250)

Please provide details of your most relevant publications in peer reviewed journals. Please give full citation details of any published work and then give a statement about your personal contribution to the work. (Words allowed 250)

5. Personal Skills

Communication and interpersonal skills: Please give a recent example that demonstrates that you possess these skills.  (Words allowed 250)

Please give recent examples that demonstrates personal drive and initiative and self-awareness. (Words allowed 250)

Supporting (2 of 2)

1. 2022 Recruitment Application Declaration

In addition to the declarations you will make on that section of the application form, all applicants for this specialty are required to sign up to an additional declaration which focuses on:

  1. Preparation for and conduct at your online interview,
  2. The recruitment process and use of information.


It is very important that you review the declaration before giving your consent and then again, prior to interview, should you accept an invitation of an interview.

I confirm my acceptance of the 2022 Recruitment Applicant Declaration that I have understood and agree to adhere to its contents. [Tickbox]