Consultant Clinical Oncologist

Shrewsbury, Shropshire
77,913 - 105,042
17 Jul 2019
09 Aug 2019
223 – MC408B
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

An excellent opportunity has arisen to become part of the Oncology team at The Shrewsbury & Telford Hospital NHS Trust. The post is specialising in Breast cancer with the addition of skin cancers.

You will be part of a team of 8 Consultant Oncologists providing care to the population of Shropshire and Mid-Wales – catchment of 520,000 people.

This appointment is based at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH). There is a 1:9 on-call commitment and 10 Programmed Activities per week. Applications are welcome from those unable to work full-time for personal reasons.

The new £4.8m state of the art Cancer & Haematology Centre providing dedicated facilities to patients at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital. Clinical Oncology occupies the ground floor with Out-Patient clinics, Chemotherapy Day Centre (24 stations) and Radiotherapy facilities being co-located. The Radiotherapy Department offers an established Varian Truebeam linear accelerator, a newly commissioned Truebeam with 6DoF couch, in addition to a 2100iX linear accelerator that provides KV imaging and CBCT to enable improved image guided radiotherapy. The latter will be replaced with a third Truebeam in 2018.  IMRT (mainly Rapidarc) and IGRT is offered as standard to appropriate sites and the department has consistently achieved the required national targets with further planned increases.  4DCT lung and DIBH breast treatments are in clinical use.

The in-patient facilities have been recently refurbished and a 30 bedded Haematology / Oncology Ward providing Specialised Care to Patients in a single setting. The department is highly research active with 396 patients recruited into 42 cancer trials in 2016/17, supported by a team of dedicated Oncology Research Nurses, Research Radiographers and Administrative support.

Specialist Registrars rotate to the Centre as part of the West Midland’s Deanery Clinical Oncology.

It is essential that you possess FRCR (or equivalent training and experience), and are on the GMC Specialist Register in Oncology, or within six months of obtaining a CCT at time of interview, CESR or European Community Rights

For an informal discussion, further details or to arrange a visit please contact: Dr Laura Pettit, Clinical Director on 01743 261000 ext 1334 Alternatively, please click the apply button to apply for this post.

Please download the attached documents below for further information regarding the position.

Closing date: 9th August 2019.

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