Hywel Dda University Health Board (UHB) reserve the right to close this vacancy after 24 hours if a large number of suitable applications are received. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post.
We are looking to recruit a motivated Consultant Haematologist, as part of the Glangwili team. This post has been created following the redesign of Haematology services across the Health Board.
The Haematology service currently provides Haemato-oncology and general haematology services across 4 hospital sites and there are 6 consultants in post, 2 of whom are part time. Support for the post includes Staff and Associate Specialists as well as foundation trainees. Each of the sites provides out-patient chemotherapy and works in close liaison with the centres in Cardiff and Vale and Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Heath Boards. Wales has a developed a haematology community which includes all the consultants in all the hospitals who work closely together to deliver the service for the total population of the country. There are a number regional sub-speciality MDTs which support decision making the delivery of patient care.
Hywel Dda University Health Board is one of seven acute Health Boards in Wales serving a population of circa 384,000 with over 9,500 staff, covering a quarter of the land mass of Wales. It is an integrated health body, ensuring the delivery of high quality primary, community, mental health and secondary care services, and it is responsible for the health and wellbeing of people across Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire. It also provides a range of services for people living in south Gwynedd and Powys.
Integrated health boards are a key first step in creating a world class NHS in Wales. Primary care and community services are delivered through: 55 GP practices, 51 Dental practices, 100 Community pharmacies, 52 Optometry premises, 8 Community hospitals, 11 Health centres.
The Health Board is fully committed to:
• Work-life balance, job-sharing and flexibility
• Training & Education including a successful Consultant Development & Mentoring scheme
• Medical Appraisal & Revalidation for over 800 doctors
You will enjoy excellent conditions of employment, whilst building your future in one of the best locations in the UK. West Wales is beautiful, sharing rugged coastlines with misty mountains. Outdoor sports are easy to pursue, whilst the amenities of urban centres such as Swansea and Cardiff are not too far away. The pace of life can be fast or slow, with a diverse range of people sharing an envious work-life balance across the region, with excellent quality schools, and reasonable property prices contribute to low living costs and high quality of life.
If you are interested in progressing your career and contributing to the development of innovative models of healthcare in South Wales then please contact
Please ensure that you read the person specification carefully and that you meet all the essential criteria prior to applying. We encourage pre-interview visits, please contact: Dr John Murphy, Clinical Lead for Pathology or Consultant Haematologist – Dr Saran Nicholas Tel 01267 227539.
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Hywel Dda University Health Board operates a bilingual policy / Mae Bwrdd Iechyd Prifysgol Hywel Dda yn gweithredu polisi dwyieithog.
‘All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English’.
‘Gwahoddir ymgeiswyr i wneud cais yn Gymraeg, ni fydd unrhyw gais a gyflwynir drwy gyfrwng y Gymraeg yn cael ei drin yn llai ffafriol na cheisiadau a wneir yn y Saesneg’.
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