lead pathologist

lead pathologist

The designated histopathologist who interacts regularly with the local or regional anatomical-site-specific multidisciplinary team created by the 1995 Calman-Hine Report. Most district general hospitals in the NHS, regardless of size, have lead pathologists for breast, colorectal, gynaecology and urologic cancers. Larger trusts serve as regional cancer centres and often have lead pathologists for ENT, skin, upper GI tract and other cancers.
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DRAMA The finale last year saw lead pathologist Nikki Alexander (Emilia Fox) buried alive and sacrificing her own rescue to help save others.
"If a post mortem was being carried out that was relevant to my studies, the lead pathologist would call and I would help out.
Lead pathologist Dr Stephen Ferryman gave the cause of Mr Bunney's death as hypothermia secondary to alcohol intoxication.
Lead pathologist Nat Cary said without that, the cause of death would not have been discovered in a post-mortem, adding he was unaware of any other case of someone being poisoned with alpha radiation in Britain, and probably the world.
Will the director of laboratories of a single independent laboratory become merely the "lead pathologist" in a branch of a larger enterprise?
Through an unusual mix of staid re-enactments and talking-head interviews with three key observers--detective Pat Kennedy, lead pathologist Jeffrey Jentzen and neighbor Pamela Bass--this niche-interest docu is too bloodless for the uninitiated and too remedial for the familiar, but still artful in its own right.