The British Association of Gynaecological Pathologists

The annual meeting of the British Association of Gynaecological Pathologists organised covers a broad range of topics.


Friday 13th June 2014


UCL Institute of Child Health, London.

Why you should attend

  • Useful update on gynaecological pathology.
  • Careful selection of topics and speakers ensures dissemination of clear messages on currently debated topics.
  • The meeting is approved for CPD by the Royal College of Pathologists.
  • A chance to meet experts in the field as well as fellow pathologists from the UK and abroad.
  • Course dinner and refreshment breaks provide networking time.
  • Depending on the sponsorship obtained, there will be a scientific exhibition, including book stall, for becoming familiar with new products.
  • Located in cental London at a venue easily accessible by public transport.
  • Convenient start and finish times.
  • Range of accomodation available within easy walking distance.

Who should attend?

  • Histopathologists with a special interest in gynaecological pathology.
  • Histopathology consultants with a significant gynaecological pathology workload.
  • Histopathology trainees, especially years 4 and 5, as a useful update course.
  • Clinicians and researchers in gynaecology and gynaecological oncology as a useful update course.

The meeting is approved by the Royal College of pathologists for 6 CPD credits.

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Friday 13th June 2014

08.30 - 09.00 Registration
Morning session chaired by Professor Gleen McCuggage
09.00 - 9.05
Welcome address BAGP President: Dr Lynn Hirschowitz
9.05 - 10.05
FIGO: Activities and potential collaborations with the BAGP – Prof Hamid Rushwan.
Molecular and Genetic testing in gynaecological pathology practice – Dr Blaise Clarke
10.05 - 10.35
The endometrial biopsy in menstrual dysfunction – Dr Laurence Brown
10.35-11.05 Tea Break
 11.05 - 11.35
Teamwork between Gynaecologists and Pathologists in the Pursuit of Fertility Sparing Surgery – Mr Richard Smith
11.35 - 11.50
Case presentation – Dr Baljeet Kaur
11.50 - 12.05
Case presentation – Dr Blaise Clarke
12.05 - 12.35
New WHO classification of Gynaecological tumours – Prof Simon Herrington
12.35 - 13.35
Lunch (BAGP AGM 12:35-12.50)
Afternoon session chaired by Professor Michael Wells

13.35 – 14.05

FIGO staging system and reflections on the revised ovarian/fallopian tube and primary peritoneal cancer staging. – Prof Jaime Prat

Frozen sections in gynaecological pathology presentations and debate (Moderator: Dr Asma Faruqi)

Current views and practice in the United Kingdom: Dr Raji Ganesan

The practice in Continental Europe: Prof. Jamie Prat

The practice in North America: Dr Blaise Clarke

All for frozen sections: Mr Richard Smith

All against frozen sections: Prof. Michael Wells

15.25-15.55 Tea break
15.55-16.25 Benign mimics of cervical malignancy – Dr Sanjiv Manek
16.25 – 16.55 Update on Sex cord stromal tumours – Prof Glenn McLuggage
16.55 Close of meeting - BAGP President: Dr Lynn Hirschowitz

The meeting is approved by the Royal College of pathologists for 6 CPD credits.

Speakers include:

  • Dr Laurence Brown
  • Dr Blaise Clarke
  • Dr Asma Faruqui
  • Dr Raji Ganesan
  • Prof Simon Herrington
  • Dr Baljeet Kaur
  • Dr Sanjiv Manek
  • Prof Glenn McCluggage
  • Prof Jaime Prat
  • Prof Hamid Rushwan
  • Mr Richard Smith
  • Prof Michael Wells

There will be opportunities at the Course dinner on Thursday 12th June 2014, at 19.30. and during the day to meet experts in the field of gynaecological pathology and establish links with fellow pathologists from the UK and overseas.

Early bird fee:

Until 02/05/14

  • Early Bird* Members Consultant: £120
  • Early Bird* Members Trainee: £95
  • Early Bird* Non-members Consultant: £140
  • Early Bird* Non- members Trainee: £115

Standard fee:

After 02/05/14

  • Standard rate Members Consultant: £150
  • Standard rate Members Trainee: £120
  • Standard rate Non-members Consultant: £170
  • Standard rate Non-members Trainee: £140

Course dinner:

Thursday 12th June 2014

There will be a course dinner for delegates and speakers on Thursday 12 June at 7.30 pm, at

Radisson Blu Edwardian Bloomsbury Street

9-13 Bloomsbury Street London WC1B 3QD

The cost of attending the dinner is £45. Please note that places on the dinner are limited and the deadline for booking is Friday 23 May.

Payment by invoice:

Please note that invoices will no longer be issued from January 2012 and we will only be able to accept payments by credit/debit card on-line and payment via cheque or BAC's from trusts.

Please email for details of trust payments and the process regarding trust payment. 


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