RAIGMORE HOSPITAL, INVERNESS.
CONSULTANT IN HAEMATOLOGY
Applications are invited to join a progressive Haematology team as a Consultant in Haematology at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness. This post is offered on the basis of 10 Programmed Activities per week.
Applicants must hold full Registration with a licence to practice with the GMC and ideally be on the GMC's Specialist Register, or within 6 months of being so.
The post, within the Clinical Haematology and Laboratory Service of NHS Highland, is based at Raigmore Hospital, a Cancer centre with full support and radiotherapy services on site.
Together with the existing four Consultant colleagues, clinical duties will include responsibility for Haematology inpatients, ward referrals, telephone consultation and outpatient clinics/day cases. The department provides BCSH level 2b clinical services including treatment of all malignancies on site. Stem cell transplant work is undertaken on a shared care basis with the relevant Scottish centres. The department also acts as a Haemophilia Centre. The department has an active Clinical trials program and is supported by dedicated Nurse, Audit and Research teams.
Laboratory work including blood and marrow reporting is an integral component of the post. The Raigmore Hospital Haematology laboratory, in conjunction with two satellite hospital laboratories, provides a region-wide service. Blood transfusion services are provided through the onsite SNBTS laboratory.
The post will involve participation in the on-call rota on a 1 in 5 basis with prospective cover.
The Postgraduate Medical Centre, within the Centre for Health Science, has an extensive, well-equipped library and is situated on the Raigmore site. www.centreforhealthscience.com The Haematology team participate in the teaching programme for medical undergraduates from Aberdeen University.
Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Peter Forsyth, Consultant Haematologist Tel 01463 706163 or 704020
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