Dr Alan Ramsay

Consultant Speciality Lead, Histopathology

Dr Alan Ramsay

Dr Alan Ramsay studied medicine and trained in pathology at University College London. He took up his first consultant post at Southampton in 1987, where he pursued interests in haematopathology and audit. He gained an MD in the field of pathology audit while at Southampton. In 1997 he moved to Great Ormond Street Hospital and worked in paediatric pathology before returning to University College London in 2005 to fully specialise in haematopathology. Dr Ramsay has served as Secretary and President of the British Lymphoma Pathology Group and as specialist advisor in lymphoreticular pathology to the Royal College of Pathologists. He has been an elected member of the PathSoc Council and has represented PathSoc on the RCPath Specialist Advisory Committee for Cellular Pathology. Dr Ramsay has co-written RCPath lymphoma datasets and tissue pathways documents and has published widely in the field of haematopathology. He has been the clinical lead for cellular pathology at UCLH since 2009, taking the department through several iterations of CPA accreditation, the DoH LEAN project, the CareUK external contract, the establishment of the SIHMDS and the development of the public/private joint venture that has become HSL.   

HSL is a partnership between The Doctors Laboratory, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust (the Royal Free London) and University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH)

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