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  • Advert number: 301620-0
  • Posted Date: 03/05/12
  • Closing Date: 26/05/12

The Royal Wolverhampton Hospitals NHS Trust

Consultant in Clinical Oncology

Specialising in Urological and Lung Tumours

10 PA’s

We are looking to appoint an additional consultant in clinical oncology. This is a new post developed to allow site specialisation and subsequent expansion within the oncology centre. We are currently engaged in developing IMRT for urological cancers and it is expected that you will be involved in implementation of this service. Additionally you will be expected to provide the leadership for the spinal cord compression multidisciplinary team and support the acute oncology service provision at New Cross Hospital and Stafford District General Hospital.

The Royal Wolverhampton Hospitals NHS Trust has a fi rst class reputation as a large tertiary and district general hospital that provides good clinical outcomes across a comprehensive range of services. It has a record of achieving quality, activity and other targets set by local commissioners, regionally and nationally. You will join a team of seven clinical oncologists and three medical oncologists. The Cancer Centre provides the radiotherapy service to the populations of Wolverhampton, Dudley and South Staffordshire and the department treats 3500 new patients per annum.

The Oncology department is served by four linear accelerators, two CT simulators, a HDR microselecton brachytherapy unit and a Gulmay superfi cial/orthovoltage unit. The Centre has fi ve specialist registrars, three as part of the West Midlands SpR rotational training scheme in clinical oncology and two from the regional medical oncology training scheme. There are nine lower level trainees in haemato-oncology who form part of the medical rotation at New Cross and provide cover for the wards. There is one specialty trust doctor in oncology and two in haematology. You will be expected to take part in postgraduate training of the foundation year and core medical trainees in addition to clinical oncology registrars.

You must have full GMC registration and be entered on the Specialist register for Clinical Oncology or be within 6 months of completing specialist training on the date of interview.

To arrange an informal visit or for more details please contact, Dr C. Brammer, Clinical Director on 01902 695201. To apply for this post and/or to view the job description please visit www.jobs.nhs.uk and quote reference 225-CS1815.

Closing date: 26 May 2012.

For further details of vacancies and to apply online please visit www.jobs.nhs.uk

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