UHB is one of the largest teaching hospital trusts in England, serving a regional, national, and international population.
Our multiple sites, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Solihull Hospital and Community Services, Good Hope Hospital in Sutton Coldfield and Birmingham Chest Clinic allow people to be treated as close to home as possible.
We see and treat more than 2.2 million people every year across our sites and our hospitals deliver more babies than anywhere else in Europe.
We are a regional centre for cancer, bone marrow transplants, trauma, renal dialysis, burns and plastics, HIV and AIDS, as well as respiratory conditions like cystic fibrosis; thoracic surgery and have the largest solid organ transplantation programme in Europe.
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Applications are invited for a consultant in clinical Haematology with a special interest in haematologic malignancies, to join the dynamic team at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB). This replacement post is based at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham (QEHB) site and will join a team of nine NHS Consultants and 3 Academic Consultants to deliver Haemato-oncology services.
The haematology department at QEHB delivers tertiary regional specialised services include stem cell transplantation, clinical trials, TYA cancer care, regional Haemophilia Centre, siHMDS and an active academic programme, which is recognised both regionally and nationally for delivering innovative services.
QEHB Haematology has 32 inpatient beds and there is an additional dedicated Young Persons Unit for TYA care. The Trust recently opened the newly refurbished Centre for Clinical Haematology (CCH), which houses outpatient, day case therapies, apheresis/ECP and co-locates clinical and research staff from the NHS and University of Birmingham. The IMPACT and TAP national trials programme is coordinated from University of Birmingham clinical trials team based in CCH.
UHB is the host organisation for MIRHO, a specialist integrated HMDS (siHMDS) for the West Midlands, which works in partnership with the University of Birmingham Immunology service (delivering AML MRD for national trials) and West Midlands Regional Genetics service, to deliver comprehensive diagnostics for blood cancers.
This post is a replacement post and will support non-transplant Haemato-oncology services, including inpatient attending and on-call. Applicants will require wide experience of clinical and laboratory haemato-oncology and be willing to develop subspecialist interests. A specific sub-speciality interest and/or experience in myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPN) would be desirable. The successful applicant would also contribute to diagnostic services for haemato-oncology as part of the siHMDS team. Applicants must have full and specialist registration with the General Medical Council (GMC) and a license to practice (or be eligible for registration within 6 months of interview), hold MRCP and FRCPath or equivalents and be on the Specialist Register or within 6 months of attaining their CCT at the time of the interview. Applicants would ideally have experience of original scientific research (or have a higher research degree, MD/ PhD) and teaching experience.
University Hospitals Birmingham NHS FoundationTrust (UHB) is one of the largest teaching hospital trusts in the UK. On 1 April 2018, University Hospitals Birmingham and Heart of England NHS foundation trusts merged to become one trust.The trust employs over 20,000 members of staff and sees and treats more than 2.2 million people every year across our sites.
UHB is a regional centre for bone marrow transplantation, cancer, haemophilia, Te