Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon
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Castle Hill Hospital
Family and Women’s Health Group
Applications are invited for the post of Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon based at Castle Hill Hospital.
The appointee will be a replacement post in the service initially undertaking a 10 pa contract and the successful candidate will be expected to perform breast and reconstructive surgery as part of the team of Oncoplastic breast surgeons.
The Department is based in a modern purpose built unit at Castle Hill Hospital site treating more than 500 cancers last year. Within this Unit all symptomatic and screening patients are assessed on a multidisciplinary basis. Incorporated within the Unit, in addition to the outpatient facilities there are radiology facilities, a meeting room for multidisciplinary team working and office space. All in-patient facilities are based on the Castle Hill site.
Surgery carried out in the Department ranges from routine resectional surgery to major oncoplastic procedures. A wide range of reconstructive and oncoplastic procedures are performed by the breast surgeons, including myocutaneous flaps, therapeutic mammoplasty and transgender breast surgery. Further work such as free flap reconstruction is performed in conjunction with Plastic Surgery colleagues on a single ward.
The Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust provides a comprehensive range of acute services from two hospital sites. We serve a local population of approximately 600,000 with some services aimed at an extended catchment area of 1.2 million people. The Trust now forms part of the Hull York Medical School with both the NHS sites and Universities of Hull and York. With an annual budget of £481 million and employing around 7000 staff we are committed to the continuous development of services for the benefit of patients and to providing a comprehensive service of the highest possible quality.
For further information and informal discussions about the post, applicants are invited to contact Mr Peter J Kneeshaw, Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon/Clinical Lead in Breast Surgery – Telephone (01482) 622638 / Email: Peter.firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: Friday, 5th October 2018.
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