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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UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS BIRMINGHAM NHS FOUNDATION TRUST
LOCUM CONSULTANT ONCOLOGIST ( 10 PA )
Applications are invited for a locum consultant in Oncology (Medical). The post will be based at the Cancer Centre at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital but will require clinical sessions at Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospital following on the recent agreement that oncology services there are to be managed and run by UHBFT.
Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham is the leading university teaching hospital in the West Midlands. It provides traditional secondary care services to the South Birmingham catchment area. Specialist tertiary care is provided mainly across the West Midlands and a proportion of the Trust’s activity is provided to patients who are referred from outside the region.
It is one of the most-consistently high performing trusts in the NHS and has been rated “excellent” for both financial management and for quality of clinical and non-clinical services by the Care Quality Commission.
The Trust employs around 8,000 staff. The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham is the major regional undergraduate and post-graduate teaching hospital and is adjacent to the University of Birmingham Medical School. The teaching of medical students and involvement in continuing medical education are integral parts of the advertised post.
The management structure encompasses Clinical and Medical Oncology, Clinical Haematology, Palliative Care and radiotherapy services. The postholder will be responsible for the administrative efficiency of their clinical teams and will have the opportunity to take part in the management process within the Division, within professional representative committees and advisory groups.
Applicants must have full GMC Registration, MRCP or equivalent. . Pr evious expe r ience/t r aining in the r equi r ed specialities is essential.
Further details may be obtained from: Dr D Ford (Clinical Service Lead – Oncology), telephone No. Apply
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Please ensure your CV is attached to your application before the closing date of 29 November 2018 or the application will not be considered.
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