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  • Advert number: 301837-0
  • Posted Date: 03/05/12
  • Closing Date: 30/05/12

Northamptonshire Centre for Oncology
Three months in the first instance (with view to extend)
Full time: Ten Programmed Activities
Post start: June 2012
Reference: 265-MS771
Applications are invited for a Locum Clinical Oncologist post to join a team of nine Oncologists at Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust. Ideally, specialisation would include Lung and Urology Cancers. Some opportunities exist for negotiation and development of other specialist interests.
 The Centre has a catchment population of 890,000 across Northamptonshire, North Buckinghamshire and surrounding areas. Oncology Services are also provided at Partner Hospitals in Kettering and Milton Keynes. The postholder may be required to support Clinics and Chemotherapy Treatment at one of these Hospitals. The Oncology Centre currently has three Linear Accelerators and is undergoing a tender for a further machine and a replacement programme for existing Linear Accelerators. IMRT and IGRT are well developed at Northampton. HDR Brachytherapy is also well developed in the Centre and, in addition to Gynaecological Cancers, also treats Prostate and Oesophageal Cancers. Prostate Seed Brachytherapy Services were introduced in 2002 and the Centre offers treatment to patients from other areas. The Centre treats all Major Cancers, and Northampton is a Specialist Centre for Gynaecology, Upper GI and Urological Cancers.
 For further information or to arrange an informal visit, please contact Clinical Director Dr Roy Mathew, telephone: 01604 545248. Please apply via NHS Jobs: Closing date: 30th May 2012. Interview date: To be confirmed.