As from April 2016 the East Pennine CTC and North West CTC will have completed its formal merger process to become North of England Pathology and Screening Education Centre (NEPSEC). Please check the venue for your chosen course before placing your booking.

Dec
20
Thu
Cervical Sample Taker Update (North West) @ Post Graduate Centre Lecture Theatre, MRI
Dec 20 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

This course aims to ensure that the Health Care Professional maintains their competence in taking cervical samples for the purpose of the NHS Cervical Screening Programme.

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Jan
15
Tue
Specimen dissection – Portfolio Preparation, Presentation & Assessment and Exam Question @ NEPSEC, Wakefield
Jan 15 all-day
Jan
16
Wed
Specimen dissection – Head & Neck, Endocrine (minus pancreas) and Breast Pathology @ NEPSEC, Wakefield
Jan 16 all-day
Jan
17
Thu
Cervical Sample Taker Update (East Staffs) @ Branston Golf Club
Jan 17 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

This course aims to ensure that the Health Care Professional maintains their competence in taking cervical samples for the purpose of the NHS Cervical Screening Programme.

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Jan
30
Wed
1-Day Update in Gynae Cytology (SurePath) – Squamous Dyskaryosis @ NEPSEC, Manchester
Jan 30 all-day

This course covers the basics of abnormal squamous lesions and discusses difficult areas that can be encountered.

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Jan
31
Thu
1-Day Update in Gynae Cytology (SurePath) – Negative v High Grade @ NEPSEC, Manchester
Jan 31 all-day

The day will involve various sessions discussing the features of high grade dyskaryosis and it’s mimics, pointing out features useful in distinguishing between them.

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Feb
1
Fri
1-Day Update in Gynae Cytology (SurePath) – Glandular Lesions @ NEPSEC, Manchester
Feb 1 all-day

This is a full day session broken into two parts covering challenging and interesting cytological presentations of glandular lesions, as well as lessons learnt from the NHSCSP Cancer Audit.

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Feb
4
Mon
1-Day Update in Gynae Cytology (ThinPrep) – Pitfalls @ NEPSEC, Wakefield
Feb 4 all-day

It is an NHSCSP requirement that all qualified staff undertaking cytology screening undertake three days of update training consisting of a minimum 50% of microscopy every three years. This cytology update day will include a short lecture which will cover general pitfalls and reminders, a quiz and workshops. The workshops will comprise a wide variety of cytology cases to include both squamous and glandular pitfalls and corresponding histology where appropriate.

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Feb
6
Wed
Cervical Sample Taker Initial Training (North West) @ NEPSEC, Manchester
Feb 6 – Feb 7 all-day

This course serves as the initial training session at the start of the Cervical Sample Taker Training Course for the purpose of the NHS Cervical Screening Programme.

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Feb
13
Wed
1-Day Update in Gynae Cytology (SurePath) – Glandular Lesions @ NEPSEC, Wakefield
Feb 13 all-day

This is a full day session broken into two parts covering challenging and interesting cytological presentations of glandular lesions, as well as lessons learnt from the NHSCSP Cancer Audit.

Click here to view the course page and programme.