Consultant Clinical Oncologist (Colorectal/Anal and Breast)
Following the appointment of the current post holder to a prestigious research appointment at a national cancer centre, applications are invited for a Clinical Oncologist with an interest in colorectal/anal and breast malignancies.
The University Hospitals of Leicester is one of eleven Trusts in the country to be selected to host the regional (East Midlands) Operational Delivery Network following the publication of the Radiotherapy Service Specification in January 2019.
For several years we have also been one of the few nationally accredited centres for SABR for the treatment of oligometastases and support and training can be provided for you.
The University Hospitals of Leicester’s Oncology service forms part of “SEMOC” (the South East Midlands Oncology Centre) which with Northampton General Hospital and Kettering General Hospital NHS Trust forms one of the UK’s largest oncology centres. We provide high quality patient care as well as being a leader in clinical trials. We serve the 1.6 million joint population of Leicestershire, Rutland and Northamptonshire, ensuring a viable and dynamic service able to meet future specialist commissioning requirements.
Situated in the centre of the East Midlands, this vacancy will be based at the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust at the Leicester Royal Infirmary in the purpose-built Osborne Building.
The opportunity also exists for development of other specialist interests and these can be negotiated for the right candidate. In addition, you will be expected to become involved in other exciting initiatives such as research and trials.
The UHL department is integrated with the academic unit of the University of Leicester which has achieved Cancer Research UK cancer centre status and is one of the national Experimental Cancer Medicine Centres. You therefore also have the potential to be involved with the University in an academic capacity.
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For further detail/informal visit contact:
Dr Muhammad Shams Ul-Islam (Head of Service) on 0116 258 5081 (Secretary).
Closing date: 20 May 2021.