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Consultant Haematologist

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
Glasgow City
Closing date
10 Jun 2022

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Consultant Haematologist with a special interest in Thrombosis and Obstetric Haematology

Queen Elizabeth University Hospital

Interview date: 22 June 2022.

Applications are invited to apply for a new post for a Consultant Haematologist with an Interest in Thrombosis and Obstetric Haematology, for NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde (GG&C), based in South Glasgow.

We are looking for a motivated individual to join the team of 33 Haematology consultants in Greater Glasgow & Clyde. The successful applicant will be based at the new Queen Elizabeth University Hospital (QEUH), Glasgow, and will help support laboratory and clinical services across the south sector.

This full time consultant post (10PAs – 9DCC, 1SPA) will form part of a team of 7 consultants working across south Glasgow in busy hospitals to meet day case, outpatient, inpatient, consultative and laboratory commitments. The successful applicant will be involved in the on-going development of Clinical & Laboratory Haematology services for GG&C in particular in support of the new Major Trauma Centre at the QEUH and will have the opportunity of developing a special interest in Thrombotic disorders, Obstetric Haematology and Platelet Disorders. The on-call within the department will be 1 in 7.

You should be appropriately experienced and qualified in the specialty, fully registered with the GMC and have a licence to practice. Those trained in the UK should have evidence of higher specialist training leading to CCT or be within 6 months of confirmed entry from date of Interview. Non UK applicants must demonstrate equivalent training.

QEUH is the largest hospital in Scotland, it is located in south Glasgow. This is a busy acute site with a number of centralised services including Renal Medicine (West of Scotland), Maternity (south sector), Bone Marrow Transplantation (Scotland), Neurology and Neurosurgery (west of Scotland), Vascular Surgery (NHS GGC) and is the new major Trauma Centre for the west of Scotland. It has the largest critical care unit in Scotland. The Royal Hospital for Sick Children is co-located on the site. It is the largest admitting site in GG&C with the full range of medical and surgical specialties on-site allowing for significant consultative work. QEUH is also the main site for in-patient treatment for TTP in the west of Scotland.

Outpatient clinics and the day unit for south Glasgow Haematology are based at the New Victoria Hospital.

Currently there are 6 full time substantive haematology consultants in post at QEUH. This post is a new post being created to recognise the growing complexity of haemostasis and thrombosis, obstetrics and the development of the Major Trauma Centre. There are 4 haematology specialist trainees also based with the south Glasgow team at any one time.

There is a 10 bedded Haematology Ward for South Glasgow Patients, alongside the Bone Marrow Transplant Unit. The Haematology and Transfusion lab is located on the QEUH site with a small ancillary lab at the New Victoria. It is the largest haematology lab in Scotland.

Clinical Roles

Haematology Clinician for the Combined Haematology and Obstetric Clinic, along with ongoing liaison support for the Obstetric Service.

Lead for South Glasgow for Thrombosis including attending the joint thrombosis clinic with respiratory medicine, the thrombosis MDT and supporting the Greater Glasgow and Clyde

Anticoagulation service (GCAS) for South Glasgow.

Provide support for the Major Trauma Centre.

Develop and provide clinical services for patients with platelet disorders, in particular ITP.

Lead for Transfusion and Coagulation in the Laboratory.

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Closing date: 10 June 2022.

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