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Oncology/ Haemotology CT2 Ward Doctor

Job Description

Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust,

Department of Oncology

CT2 Equivalent Ward Doctor in


Full time

We require an enthusiastic doctor with a background of general medical experience wishing to gain further experience in Oncology and Haematology.

Experience of acute general medicine comparable with a CT1 post or above is essential.

The post is for 12 months

The Northamptonshire Centre for Oncology provides a county service to a catchment population of 890,000 and serving the cancer unit at Kettering. The Haematology department is based at Northampton General Hospital only

The Centre provides radiotherapy, chemotherapy, Brachytherapy and other associated services within extensive inpatient and outpatient areas. A new Oncology and RadiotherapyBuilding with 3 new linear accelerators and associated accommodation was completed in 2004.

Talbot Butler ward is a shared Oncology and Haematology specialist ward with 24 beds. The ward has 4 trainee medical staff (FY1-CT2 level) to support both haematology and oncology patients on the ward.

The successful applicant will work within the Oncology and Haematology teams. There are eleven Consultant Oncologists who sub-specialise in different tumour sites. There are also three Specialist Registrars and 4 staff grades.

There are five Consultant Haematologists and two Specialist Registrars to cover the Haematological work. The haematology department has achieved Joint Accreditation Committee ISCT-EBMT (JACIE) accreditation for autologous stem cell transplant services and actively transplants around 10 patients each year. A new haematology outpatients department was opened in January 2012.

The Centre is actively involved in the recruitment of patients into clinical trials.

The successful applicant will be expected to join the oncology/haematology on-call rota, which is European Working Time Directive (EWTD) compliant.

The post provides an excellent opportunity for acute oncology and haematology experience, both in the inpatient and outpatient setting. There will be ample opportunity to improve clinical skills in managing acute oncological/haematological emergencies and to undertake numerous practical procedures.

For further details about this post please contact Dr Guy Faust ( ( Phone number removed ) ) or Medical Staffing ( ( Phone number removed ) ) at Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust, Cliftonville, Northampton NN1 5BD.

To deliver best possible care for our patients:

  • We put patient safety above all else

  • We aspire to excellence

  • We reflect, we learn, we improve

  • We respect and support each other


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