Locum Consultant in Medical Oncology

Oxford, Oxfordshire
13 Mar 2018
02 Apr 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

We are keen to appoint a dynamic locum consultant medical oncologist to join our team of 54 Consultant Oncologists working in Oxford (22 of whom are University appointments).

The 10.13PA post is available at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust from October 2017. The post specialises in Lung, NET and Melanoma, and will work with Dr Meenali Chitnis, Dr Niki Panakis, Dr Robert Stuart and Dr Geoff Higgins in the OUH Lung cancer Oncology service, with Dr Andrew Weaver for the NET service and Dr Miranda Payne in the OUH Medical Oncology Melanoma cancer service. 

The post holder will also undertake two acute oncology ward rounds at the John Radcliffe Hospital weekly. We are advertising this post with a review to it becoming available substantively, although further recruitment processes would apply The Oncology department in Oxford moved into a new £110M cancer centre in 2009. Chemotherapy is prescribed using a pan-cancer network e-prescribing system (Aria). 

The early phase trials team run by the Oxford University Department of Oncology is fully integrated with the NHS department, and there is a full NIHR/CRN funded late phase research team to support recruitment into clinical trials and to ensure opportunities for all patients to be involved in clinical research. 

Dr Meenali Chitnis, Clinical Lead Lung oncology and Dr Claire Blesing, Clinical Director of the Oncology and Haematology Directorate, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust, (Tel: Oxford (01865) 223681).

To apply and gain further details of the post, please click the apply button. Closing Date: 2 April 2018.

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