Consultant Clinical Oncologist specialising in Breast and Colorectal Cancers
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The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust is one of the largest NHS Trusts in the West Midlands providing primary, acute and community services. We have been nationally recognised for providing excellence in healthcare; we are home to the busiest and most technologically advanced Cardiac Centre in the West Midlands. We have a strong research focus; the Trust hosts the Clinical Research Network West Midlands (CRN WM), which is part of the National Institute for Health Research, the clinical research delivery arm of the NHS. This alliance makes sure that clinical research occupies the place it deserves and is a driver to improve patient care.
Will you join us on this journey? Here’s more about the role and what we are looking for.
Directorate of Oncology
Consultant Clinical Oncologist specialising in Breast and Colorectal Cancers
The Directorate of Oncology and Clinical Haematology has an exciting opportunity for a Consultant Clinical Oncologist to join this innovative and forward looking team.
The Department has 12 Consultant Oncologists of which 8 are clinical and 4 are medical. The Deansely Cancer Centre provides the radiotherapy service to the populations of Wolverhampton, Dudley and South Staffordshire and the department delivers more than 35,000 attendances per year. The department is served by 4 linear accelerators, 2 CT simulators, HDR microselectron brachytherapy units (plus PDR brachytherapy unit planned for clinical use in 2014) and a Gulmay superficial/orthovoltage unit. There is a full linac replacement programme underway and discussions around expansion of the service to meet demand. The department also provides services from the Cannock Chase Hospital site with a new oncology/haematology day unit which opened September 2015
The Centre has five 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 4 junior doctors in oncology who form part of the medical rotation at New Cross and provide cover for the wards. There are two specialty doctor posts in Oncology. The appointee will be expected to take part in postgraduate training of the foundation year and core medical trainees in additional to Clinical Oncology Registrars.
The successful candidate will work with professional colleagues and local managers to provide a first class service to the population of Wolverhampton and surrounding areas. The oncology team has a high profile within the Trust and excellent working relationships with other clinical teams.
The trust is a specialist centre for the following cancer specialties and therefore has collaborative working with local trusts:--
Head and Neck
The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust is a reputable large tertiary and district general hospital that provides good clinical outcomes across a comprehensive range of services. It has a record of achieving high quality care for its patients and achieving all targets set by local commissioners and national standards and targets set by NHS England. We are a teaching hospital affiliated with the University Of Birmingham Medical School with an intake of 150 students each year. The Cancer Centre provides radiotherapy service to a population of approximately 850,000 and the department treats 3,500 patients per annum. This is an exciting time to join the Trust, with substantial investment including a development of a new A&E department
The successful candidate must have full GMC registration and be entered on the Specialist register for 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 Ian Sayers, Clinical Director on 01902 695203 or Dr Rozenn Allerton, Clinical Lead for Radiotherapy on 01902 698300.
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