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University Hospitals of Derby & Burton are seeking to recruit two Consultant Clinical Oncologists, who together with 12 other Consultant Oncologists will provide a comprehensive service for the people of Southern Derbyshire and East Staffordshire.

We are looking for Clinical Oncologists with interest in Urology, Lung, Gynaecology, Breast however there could be some flexibility and would be more than happy to discuss this.

The Cancer Business Unit is proud to offer high quality clinical care within flexible and sustainable job plan structures. We positively encourage part time working and are happy to recruit less than full time candidates to complement our existing medical team. If your preference is for less than full time hours, we have a number of potential job plans including a one tumour site 6 PA post working either 4 days per week or 5 days per week.  We are happy to discuss other options if these are of interest.

The Royal Derby Hospital Chemotherapy facility includes a state of the art Day Unit with 24 outpatient chemotherapy chairs, a 5 chair assessment bay for unwell patients, two 2 bedded siderooms, and 4 counselling/clinic rooms. Chemotherapy is prepared in a satellite pharmacy within the Unit. Treatment is provided by experienced chemotherapy nurses who are well versed in cannulation and administering chemotherapy.  There are plans to move the unwell assessment area to the inpatient ward later this year.

The Queens Hospital Burton Chemotherapy facility includes a state of the art Chemotherapy Unit with 18 outpatient chemotherapy chairs, two bedded side-rooms for assessing and treating unwell patients, and 7 counselling/clinic rooms integrated with Oncology.

We have 40 dedicated oncology beds at the RDH, and provision of side rooms for neutropenic patients and special requirements. The Oncology service is well supported by a well-established Haematology Service, Palliative Medicine Service including inpatient unit, Clinical Psychologists, interpreters and bereavement support staff.

Radiotherapy, Brachytherapy and Radiotherapy Physics are housed together in a purpose-built centre, with the following equipment:

  • 4 Linear Accelerators – 3 Varian TrueBeam and 1 Siemens Artiste,
  • Aria Oncology management system and Eclipse treatment planning.
  • HDR Brachytherapy Unit
  • Xstrahl Superficial Xray therapy – 80kV & 120kV
  • Toshiba wide-bore CT-simulator, with Prosoma Virtual simulation

The Trust has seen the opening of a graduate entry Medical School – a satellite of the University of Nottingham, which has greatly enhanced the teaching and research opportunities for medical staff.

The posts are based at the Royal Derby Hospital and Queens Hospital Burton which provide Cancer Services for the population of Southern Derbyshire and South East Staffordshire.

Applicants for these appointments should have full registration with the General Medical Council with a license to practice. Evidence of entry on the GMC Specialist Register/have CCT or be within 6 months of attaining CCT at time of interview and entry on GMC Specialist Register by date of commencement.

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust will consider relocation expenses and enhanced Terms and Conditions on appointment, depending on previous experience.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Kate Shankland, Assistant Clinical Director for Oncology on 01332 783158

Dr Adrian Smith, Clinical Director for the Cancer Business Unit on 01332 787973

Mike Carr, General Manager 01332 787790


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