Dr Hayley Burnley

Consultant Cellular Pathologist


Year qualified:1999


Personal profile

I was appointed to role of substantive NHS Consultant in Cellular Pathology at the Royal Hampshire County Hospital, Winchester in June 2007. I am the Clinical Lead for the Department and have been Clinical lead for the local Cervical Screening Programme for the last 3 years.

I report all specimen types from cytology specimens, tissue biopsies to large cancer resections. I am the pathology MDT lead for Colposcopy and Dermatology. I also undertake post mortem examinations at the request of H M Coroner.


  • Undergraduate training at the University of Sheffield Medical School
  • Postgraduate training in Cellular Pathology for one year at Leeds General Infirmary followed by five years in Wessex working at Southampton General Hospital, Queen Alexandra Hospital Portsmouth and Salisbury District Hospital.

Professional Memberships

  • Royal College of Pathologists
  • Association of Clinical Pathology
  • British Medical Association

Clinical Interests

Diagnostic reporting of cytology and tissue biopsies from the gastrointestinal tract, breast, skin, gynaecological organs, urological specimens, head and neck, ENT, lung.

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