Consultant Haematologist

Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust, Truro
Ð'Ј82,096 - Ð'Ј110,683 per annum
29 Oct 2021
15 Dec 2021
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Consultant in Haematology

Applications are invited to apply for the post of Consultant in Haematology at the Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro, which has become vacant through retirement.

The Haematology Department at the Royal Cornwall Hospital is a cohesive and friendly multi-disciplinary team. This post is a replacement full time (10PA) post, as one of seven consultants supported by five clinical nurse specialists, a speciality registrar and two medical trainees.

We provide BCSH level 2b care to a population of close to 500,000. This allows us to maintain haemato-oncology MDT oversight of our patients with the benefit of strong regional network links. An 18-bedded ward (including five HEPA-filtered side rooms) and a 21-chair outpatient treatment unit are shared with our oncology colleagues. We are JACIE accredited in conjunction with University Hospitals, Plymouth and manage stem cell harvests and post-autograft care on site. We are a UKHCDO-designated Haemophilia Treatment Centre.

Research is seen as a priority and we possess a well-staffed and dynamic clinical trials department with a strong research portfolio. Opportunities for academic activities are numerous through our established links with the University of Exeter Medical School.

General experience in malignant and non-malignant haematology is essential Sub-specialist interests in haemostasis and thrombosis are desirable, but there is flexibility to accommodate a strong candidate who has a preference for haemato-oncology (in particular myeloid malignancy or myeloma).

Applicants are required to be on the GMC Specialist Register, or within six months of their expected date of receipt of a CCT/EU equivalent certification at the time of interview. Applications are welcomed from those unable to work full time for personal reasons or those wishing to job-share. The Royal Cornwall Hospital is an Equal Opportunities Employer

If you are thinking of joining us and have a partner or family who would relocate with you please contact us as we have a variety of employment opportunities within the hospital and would be happy to discuss this with you.

The enviable quality of life that we enjoy in one of the UKвÐ,™s most beautiful areas can best be appreciated by visiting in person. Interested applicants are encouraged to make early contact as there is opportunity for us to support travel and accommodation costs for you and your family to visit our department. If you are interested in this post but are not due to obtain your CCT within the next 6 months we also welcome informal expressions of interest.

Enquiries about this post can be addressed to Dr Adam Forbes, Specialty Lead for Haematology ( or Dr Bryson Pottinger ( on 01872 252765 or 01872 252506.

The Royal Cornwall Hospital is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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