UK Pathology Market Overview and Locum Job Opportunities

UK Pathology Market Overview and Locum Job Opportunities

Global Medics United Kingdom is an approved agency to supply locum Pathologists to the National Health Service (NHS) for short, medium and long term locum requirements throughout the UK.

The growth of the Pathology market in the UK is due to the advancement of treatment for cancer and related diseases in turn increasing the demand for specialists based within regional and city teaching hospitals. These satellite services will continue to grow to reduce lists and waiting times allowing diseases to be identified and treated earlier. There is currently a high demand for Pathologists in the UK for locum jobs ranging from 2 weeks to 24 months and also permanent roles for the following sub-specialties within Pathology:

  • Medical Oncology
  • Clinical Oncology
  • Haematology
  • Histopathology
  • Cellular Pathology
  • Chemical Pathology
  • Microbiology

There are many benefits to working as a locum Pathologist in the UK ranging from:

  • Excellent work life balance, offering flexibility with the choice of short to long term locum jobs in regional and city hospitals throughout the UK.
  • Working within an established and leading healthcare system with on-going training and career progression.
  • The opportunity to earn attractive hourly locum rates.

Global Medics United Kingdom has been successfully supplying Pathologists to the NHS for 14 years including many Pathologists from overseas locations. We pride ourselves on thoroughly understanding the UK Pathology market, combined with a specialist team of Recruitment Consultants offering a personalised service throughout the entire locum process from job matching to career planning and placement. For overseas Pathologists we provided assistance and advice regarding the registration process with the General Medical Council (GMC) and relocation into the UK.

View the latest pathology jobs in the United Kingdom or contact our UK team via email: or call +44 (0) 20 8566 4111.