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Consultant Oncologist with an interest in Acute Oncology and Breast Malignancies

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TO APPLY PLEASE ENSURE YOU ONLY DOWNLOAD, COMPLETE AND SUBMIT THE JOB PACK AVAILABLE FROM The Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre (WoSCC), is seeking to appoint a Consultant Oncologist with a specialist interest in acute oncology and breast cancer. This post is an NHS position employed primarily to deliver specialist oncology input into acute oncology and breast cancer services in Greater Glasgow and Lanarkshire Boards. The Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre (BWoSCC) opened in May 2007, completing a state of the art comprehensive cancer centre that has cost ?110 million. It is Scotland's largest cancer centre, and the second largest in the UK. The centre has undergone unprecedented investment and our clinical teams deliver oncology services to a catchment population of 29 million people across 4 Health Board areas. The centre is part of the CRUK virtual comprehensive cancer treatment and research centre which also includes the Beatson Institute for Cancer Research and soon to be built Translational Research Centre. It incorporates the Regional Haemato-oncology Autologous Transplant Unit and the National Allogeneic Transplant Service for haematological malignancies. The equipment in the new centre is state-of-the-art, and includes 11 linear accelerators with on board imaging, and incorporates Image Guided Radiotherapy (IGRT), IMRT, and Stereotactic Radiotherapy into our portfolio of available technologies. The centre uses VMAT technology to more effectively deliver IMRT. A completely new brachytherapy unit and programme has been established in the centre. A state of the art satellite centre opened on the Monklands hospital site in Lanarkshire in November 2015.This was conceived and delivered to specifically address radiotherapy capacity issues with the added benefit of local radiotherapy delivery.This facility provides a further 2 LINACS fully integrated with the parent site. The Beatson is an internationally renowned academic centre, with Professors of Medical Oncology, Clinical Oncology, Translational Research and Palliative Care currently in post. Professor Karen Vousden leads a renowned CRUK core-funded program of research at the internationally competitive Beatson Institute for Cancer Research. In addition, the Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre Clinical research unit is the largest of its kind to be funded by Cancer Research UK. The unit offers support to all clinicians within the BWoSCC to initiate and conduct first-in man clinical trials. The unit has a large portfolio of Phase I-III studies across the range of cancer sub-specialties and has a particular interest in the development of new anti-cancer drugs, supported by designated staff and facilities for Phase I/early Phase II clinical trials. The unit also houses Scotland's first ever co-ordinating centre for the National Cancer Research Institute. Glasgow has excellent schools, public transport and recreational facilities. For further details of the posts please contact: The Clinical Director, Dr David Dodds +44 (0) ( Phone number removed ) , e-mail ( Email address removed ) Applicants should have full GMC registration, and or eligibility to be included on the Specialist Register. UK trainees will have evidence of Higher Specialist Training leading to CCT, or be within six months of confirmed entry from the date of interview. Non-UK applicants must demonstrate equivalent training. CLOSING DATE 4112016

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