BACKGROUND TO THE POST
This is an exciting new post recently approved at Trust Board. It offers a fantastic opportunity to further grow and develop haematology services at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust.
The appointment will be subject to the terms and conditions of the new Consultant Contract.
REQUIREMENTS OF THE POSTS
The successful candidate will join the existing two Consultant Haematologists in providing a comprehensive level 2a service to Airedale NHS Foundation Trust and its users. The posts will be based at Airedale General Hospital, but will include an on call commitment to level 2b services at Bradford Foundation Hospitals NHS Trust.
In conjunction with ‘Guidance on Cancer Services Improving Outcomes in Haematological Cancers’ all patients from the Airedale catchment area requiring intensive in-patient chemotherapy for acute leukaemia and complex lymphoma are transferred to Bradford Foundation Hospitals NHS Trust for treatment. The successful candidate will participate in the management of such patients as part of the integrated team, and will provide Consultant on-call cover (1:6 Category A) across both Trusts with middle grade support.