Frequently Asked Questions

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You must be an RCPA member and logged into the website in order to place a pathology related job on the RCPA website. If you have any difficulty submitting a job please follow these instructions or contact the RCPA via this email

If you are a non-member, please read the information on Advertising with the RCPA. Should you then wish to advertise on the RCPA please provide the details based on our Job Description Template via email

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Please download and fill in the Event Listing template and email it to

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The National Pathology Accreditation Advisory Council (NPAAC) Fourth Edition Requirements for Information Communication and Reporting states that 'the content and format for cancer reporting must be in accordance with the National Structured Pathology Reporting Protocols'. The content must comply with the minimum mandatory standards in published National Structured Pathology Reporting Protocols and a structured or synoptic report must be used.
Further details are provided in the National Pathology Accreditation Advisory Council (NPAAC) requirement for Structured Pathology Reporting of Cancer (SPRC) – Frequently asked questions (FAQs).

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