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  • Advert number: 308707-0
  • Posted Date: 26/07/12
  • Closing Date: 15/08/12

Applications are invited for the above full time post. This new post joins ten existing Body Radiologists, along with an existing team of 31 Radiologists across the Directorate. You will be required to participate in the on-call rota which is anticipated to be 1:10.
 The University Hospital of North Staffordshire serves a population in the region of 550,000 in the Potteries and surrounding rural districts. The new hospital complex has just opened and will provide high quality Imaging equipment to include; two 3Ts and one 1.5T MRI Scanners; two 128 slice and one 256 Flash Siemens Scanners. There are three rooms in which interventional procedures are performed. There is one Operating Theatre specification Vascular Interventional Room in which all the EVARs are performed. There is also a Fluoroscopic Room in which Minor Interventional Procedures are performed. A second Theatre specification room, which is used jointly for Interventional Radiology and Neuro-Radiology is currently being relocated to the main City General site. This new Biplanar Room is being built adjacent to the existing facilities. The Radiology Department is busy, performing over 390,000 examinations per annum across all modalities.
 The appointee will be a full member of the Body Radiology Team, contributing to all aspects of Body and GI Imaging within the Trust, and will join a team of ten body Radiologists. As well as GI Imaging, there will be General Body Imaging (inpatient and outpatient) and some General Radiology. The post will include full involvement in Upper and Lower GI Multidisciplinary Team. The CTC Service at UHNS is one of the largest Centres in the UK and is currently training other Centres to develop their Services. Undergraduate and Postgraduate Teaching is encouraged. UHNS is the main Teaching Hospital for the relatively new Medical School of Keele University. The Department has its own standalone Training Scheme within the West Midlands School of Radiology and has 22 National Training Number posts.
 UHNS is close to the M6 within commuting distance of Centres such as Manchester and Birmingham, and surrounded by the rural pleasures of Staffordshire, Shropshire and the Peak District National Park. Applicants must have FRCR or equivalent and be on, or eligible for, admittance to the General Medical Councils Specialist Register within six months of interview date, they should also have at least two years’ subspecialty experience in Vascular/Interventional Radiology.
 For further information, or to arrange an informal visit, please telephone Dr David Wilcock, Clinical Director of Imaging, on: 01782 554314, email: or Dr Ingrid Britton, Consultant, GI Specialist Radiologist, telephone: 01782 675841, email:
 Applications can be made online by visiting: Closing date: 15th August 2012.