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Locum Consultant Clinical Oncologist posted by Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust

Full Time
£77,913 - £105,042 / year
NHS Band 9

Job Description

Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust is one of the largest acute hospital trusts in the country. We provide a full range of services to more than 675,000 people across Portsmouth, South East Hampshire and West Sussex. Most services are provided at Queen Alexandra Hospital but we also offer a range of outpatient and diagnostic facilities closer to patients’ homes. We handle around 142,000 Emergency Department admissions a year and have the busiest maternity department on the South Coast. The Trust employs around 6,480 staff and is the largest employer in Portsmouth.

Our Trust Vision is Working Together to drive excellence in care for our patients and communties.

We are seeking an enthusiastic consultant colleague to join our existing Urological and gynaecological malignancy teams. This post is fixed term for 6 months, with the potential to extend, and we will potentially be looking to fill this role substantively in future.

Portsmouth Oncology Centre provides oncological treatments for patients diagnosed with

  • Urological malignancy at Queen Alexandra Hospital Portsmouth, St Richards Hospital Chichester and St Mary’s hospital Isle of Wight.
  • Gynaecological Malignancy at Queen Alexandra Hospital Portsmouth and St Richards Hospital Chichester.

There is a centralised MDT at which all gynaecological ptients are discussed. Urology has joint MDT with Isle of Wight and a separate MDT at Chichester.Clinics run at each site with chemotherapy treatment day units at each hospital, All radiotherapy is delivered at Portsmouth. Brachytherapy program is established for both prostate cancer and gynaecological treatments.

The MDT includes a committed team of specialist surgeons; laparoscopic and robotic surgery programms are well developed, dedicated speciality radiologists with interventional radiology committment , medical & clinical oncology and CNS team. Both urology and gynaecology teams are a research active teams with a broad portfolio of clinical studies and strong track record of recruitment to clinical trials.

We are keen to develop and embrace new ways of working with enhanced radiographer and nursing roles to ensure cancer services that best meets patients needs and service demands.

This is a 10 PA post: Candidates wishing to work less than 10 PAs are most welcome to discuss their requirements with the department.

We are committed to expanding our clinical oncology provision in both urological & gynaecological malignancy and very happy to discuss options of alternative additional subspeciality interests with candidates interested in either disease area.

There is the potential for substantive recruitment

Please contact Dr Maja Uhrek - ( Email address removed ) or Dr Yassa Haba – ( Email address removed )- phone [Click here to apply] ext 4788 for informal discussion or further information

Closing Date 24/09/2019

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