Mr Peter Heptinstall

Site Manager/Tutor – Manchester
0161 276 5118

Peter Heptinstall is a Consultant Biomedical Scientist at Manchester Royal Infirmary and Site Manager of the training facilities on that site.

Peter began his career working in a combined histopathology and cytology department, qualifiying first in histology.  He began his involvement in cervical screening in 1988.

He is currently a Fellow of the Institute of Biomedical Sciences and a member of The British Society of Clinical Cytology.

Over the years, other roles have included participation in the provision of an andrology service, synovial fluid reporting, non-gynaecological cytology preparation and reporting, employment as Chief BMS for five years and as Hospital Based Programme Co-ordinator for thirteen years.  As a HBPC he helped to establish new Trust policies. Peter has also been a Quality Assurance Visit team member.

Qualifications, registration details and CPD include;

  • MSc Pathological Sciences – Passed with distinction at The University of Sheffield (1999)
  • MSc Health and Social Care Management – Passed with merit at The University of Bradford (2013)
  • Advanced Specialist Diploma in Cervical Cytopathology (2004)
  • Diploma of Expert Practice in Non-Gynaecological Cytology
  • Chartered Scientist
  • IAC comprehensive exam (CT-IAC)
  • Current HCPC registration (BS33658)
  • IBMS CPD Registered – Currently working towards Diploma 13