Consultant in Clinical Oncology

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(Full Time)

A whole time Consultant in Clinical Oncology with responsibility for the non surgical treatment of Breast Cancer is sought, to work as part of an established Oncology team at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness. This post is offered on the basis of 10 Programmed Activities per week with a DCC: SPA spilt of 8:2.

Applicants must be included on the General Medical Council Specialist Register and in possession of or within six months of obtaining CCT in Clinical Oncology.

Raigmore Hospital is a modern district general hospital with approximately 454 beds. The Cancer Centre provides cancer services for the Highland Region, Western Isles and parts of West Grampian (pop 310,000). Approximately 1000 new oncology patients are seen annually.

The successful applicants would join a complement of six Consultants. It is envisaged that the successful appointee will undertake the non surgical care of patients with Breast Cancer. The successful applicant would be encouraged to develop a second subspeciality interest.

NHS Highland, as a member of the North of Scotland Cancer Network (NOSCAN) benefits from being in a well established collaboration with two other Cancer Centres in Grampian and Tayside providing excellent peer support

The department has a networked treatment facility with 2 IGRT/IMRT capable multi-energy linear accelerators with VMAT and electrons, CT simulator, RayStation planning software. The department also has a modern outpatient suite which includes a day case chemotherapy area. There are 16 in-patient beds shared with Clinical Haematology.

The department enjoys excellent working relationships with colleagues within the community, secondary care and has four nurse led chemotherapy units in peripheral hospitals. The post holder will also be expected to provide outreach oncology services to part of the catchment area.

The department has an enthusiastic and dedicated clinical trials team with high participation rates in Phase II and III trials.

Informal enquiries will be welcomed by Dr Carol Consultant in Clinical Oncology Tel 01463 706083 ( or Dr Neil McPhail, Consultant in Clinical Oncology Tel 01463 704309

A job pack for this post is available from, and should be returned to quoting ref MS15.19.08 Completed applications should be returned by 30th May 2019

Closing date for applications: 30th May 2019
Interviews will take place on: 13th June 2019


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29 May 2019
Location: United Kingdom Highlands and Islands Raigmore Hospital
Work type:
Full time
Healthcare and Medical
Medical Practitioner

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