Consultant in Gynaecological Oncology

£76761 to £103490
04 May 2017
26 May 2017
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

The formation of Managed Clinical Networks across Scotland is seen as a key element of a national strategy for improved care for cancer patients Cancer in Scotland: Action for Change. Their overarching aim is to achieve equitable provision of high quality care across the region. 

The North of Scotland Cancer Network (NOSCAN) is the regional network that serves to improve cancer care for around 1.2 million people living in the North of Scotland (an area covered by 6 Health Boards), through the commissioning and co-ordination of cancer services. Within the network, there are three main Hospitals, which provide Gynaecological cancer care and which are also Cancer Centres. These are Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Ninewells Hospital in Dundee, and Raigmore Hospital, Inverness. 

Applicants are invited to apply for a subspecialist Gynaecological Oncology post within the NOSCAN Gynaecological Cancer Network. 

The advertised post will ensure: 

  • The continued provision of an integrated and comprehensive Gynae-cological Oncology service for all women with Gynaecological cancer in the North of Scotland, and that 
  • The expanded team will continue to deliver enhanced service and service improvement that is responsive to the needs of the patient group and projected demographic changes
  • Specifically there is a need to achieve the targets set by the Scottish ovarian, cervical and endometrial cancer Quality Performance Indicators (QPIs)

Those trained in the UK should have evidence of higher specialist training leading to CCT or be within 6 months of confirmed entry from date of interview or eligibility for specialist registration (CESR). In addition the applicants must have successfully completed RCOG approved subspecialty Gynaecological Oncology Training.

Full registration with a licence to practise with the GMC is required. For more information visit

Informal enquiries are welcomed by contact with Dr Mary Cairns and Dr Maha Gurumurthy, Consultants in Gynaecological Oncology, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary on 01224 553468 bleeps 3876/3686.

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Closing Date: Friday, 26 May 2017.