Consultant Medical Oncologist

Location
Glasgow, Glasgow City
Posted
21 Oct 2019
Closes
22 Nov 2019
Ref
7389
Sector
Hospital, Oncology
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

This is a full-time (10PA) replacement appointment. The successful applicant will take up a post providing specialist oncology input into Ovarian cancers and Acute Oncology in the West of Scotland, these services are mature, developed and supported by teams of existing consultant clinical and medical oncologists.

The Ovarian cancer practice will cover the geographical areas of South Glasgow and Forth valley. Acute Oncology input will be at QEUH. The Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre (BWoSCC) opened in May 2007, completing a state-of-the-art comprehensive cancer centre that has cost £110 million. It is Scotland’s largest cancer centre, and the second largest in the UK.

The centre has undergone unprecedented investment and our clinical teams deliver oncology services to a catchment population of 2.9 million people across 4 Health Board areas.

The centre is part of the CRUK virtual comprehensive cancer treatment and research centre which also includes the Beatson Institute for Cancer Research and soon to be built Translational Research Centre.

The equipment in the new centre is state-of-the-art, and includes 11 linear accelerators with on board imaging, and incorporates Image Guided Radiotherapy (IGRT), IMRT, and Stereotactic Radiotherapy into our portfolio of available technologies. The centre uses VMAT technology to more effectively deliver IMRT.

A completely new brachytherapy unit and programme has been established in the centre. A state-of-the-art satellite centre opened on the Monklands hospital site in Lanarkshire in November 2015.This was conceived and delivered to specifically address radiotherapy capacity issues with the added benefit of local radiotherapy delivery. This facility provides a further 2 LINACS fully integrated with the parent site. For further details of the post please contact Dr Azmat Sadozye +44 (0)141 301 7076, email Azmat.sadozye@ggc.scot.nhs.uk Ref: 7389

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Closing date: 22nd November 2019

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