Locum Consultant Medical Oncologist with an interest in Breast and Acute Oncology

Manchester, Greater Manchester
£79,860 - £107,668 per annum (pro rata).
21 Jul 2020
10 Aug 2020
Hospital, Oncology
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time



Department of Medical Oncology

Locum Consultant Medical Oncologist with an interest in Breast and Acute Oncology

The Christie NHS Foundation Trust is an international leader in cancer research and development and is the largest single site cancer treatment centre of its kind in Europe. We are looking for a locum consultant with a specialist interest in Breast Cancer to support clinical service and research. 

The appointee will join a team of 41 Medical Oncology Consultants at The Christie.  The successful applicant will become an active member of the Breast Multidisciplinary Disease Group delivering treatment for patients from across the Manchester Cancer Network through outpatient clinics, ambulatory treatments and inpatient stays.  In addition the post holder will deliver Acute Oncology input to in patients at Bury Hospital, part of Pennine Acute Trust.

The Breast Disease Group, manage all of the breast cancers diagnosed within the Greater Manchester and Cheshire Cancer Network, with many oncologists delivering a peripheral service through attending MDTs and running clinics. Systemic therapy is delivered centrally or given to patients at peripheral or mobile units according to agreed protocols. Radiotherapy is delivered at The Christie or at satellite units in Salford and Oldham. The Breast Disease Group has a strong emphasis on research with an active systemic therapy and radiotherapy trial portfolio supported by Research Nurses and Clinical Trial Administrators. 

This is a 12 month fixed term contract.

Informal enquiries welcomed by Dr Anne Armstrong, Medical Oncology Consultant – Breast via Anne.Armstrong@Christie.nhs.uk or Victoria Burns, Service Manager for Medical Oncology, via Victoria.Burns@Christie.nhs.uk.