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Consultant Radiologist - Nuclear Medicine & Genito-Urinary Radiology

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
£88,364 to £119,133 a year per annum
Closing date
28 Jun 2023

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Job summary  


We are seeking a Consultant Radiologist with special interests in nuclear medicine (including PET/CT) and genito-urinary (GU) radiology at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust to support ongoing expansion. There is also a commitment to general and emergency body imaging in the Trust.

Services are delivered at Queen's Medical Centre and Nottingham City Hospital. Emergency medicine is located at Queen's Medical Centre and the majority of out of hours imaging occurs here. Urology is based principally at Nottingham City Hospital and there is Obstetrical and Gynaecological imaging at both sites. Nuclear Medicine imaging takes place at both locations with the PET/CT centre located at Nottingham City Hospital. The post-holder may be asked to work at either or both hospitals but will have a habitual base in one hospital and cross site travel during the day will be avoided where possible.


Main duties of the job  

In addition to the summary below you need to familiarise yourself with the full job description attached to this advert.

A full range of emergency and elective patients are admitted to Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust and the appointee will be responsible for the imaging procedures of those patients.

The appointee will join the existing team of radiologists within the radiology and nuclear medicine departments and will support the growth in demand for imaging services. With their consultant colleagues they will provide a comprehensive service within their areas of expertise and reciprocal cover for periods of leave.

The persons appointed will be required to contribute to the services at Queen's Medical Centre and Nottingham City Hospital sites.

The successful candidate will be expected to participate in multidisciplinary meetings (MDT), teaching, research, audit and continuing professional development.


About us  


Our Vision: Outstanding in health outcomes and patient and staff experience..

Our Promises:

Patients- We will ensure our patients receive consistently high quality, safe care with outstanding outcomes and experience

People- We will build on our position as an employer of choice; with an engaged, developed and empowered team that puts patient care at the heart of everything it does

Places- We will invest in our estate, equipment and digital infrastructure to support the delivery of high quality patient care

Performance- We will consistently achieve our performance standards and make the best use of resources to contribute to an affordable healthcare system

Partners- We will support the improvement of the health of the communities we serve through strong system leadership and innovative partnerships to deliver integrated models of care

Potential- We will deliver world-class research and education and transform health through innovation.


Job description

Job responsibilities  


The job plan reflects our best assessment of what the final content will be, based on 10 PAs. For the first year there are 8 sessions of Direct Clinical Care (DCC) and 2 sessions of supporting professional activities (SPA). On completion of one years service this reverts to an 8.5 DCC/1.5 SPA ratio unless additional SPA roles are agreed in job planning. There are frequently educational, governance and management roles available for those interested.

The timetable will be flexible to provide cross cover of essential services.

The proposed job plan is detailed below:

Direct Clinical Care (averaged over one week):

Nuclear Medicine (incl Leave cover)




GU cross-sectional reporting and Emergency CT


MDT & preparation




DCC sub-total


Supporting Professional Activities:





CPD, Appraisal, Job Planning




Clinical Management


SPA sub-total


Total PAs




The appointee will be expected to fulfil the following duties with the agreed job plan.


A full range of emergency and elective patients are admitted to Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust and the appointee will be responsible for the management of those NM patients admitted under their care.


Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust and Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Trust are centers for undergraduate and postgraduate education and teaching. The successful candidate will be expected to play a full role in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching.

Research, Governance and Audit

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust has extremely close links with the University and has academic departments in the majority of its clinical specialties. There is active collaborative research between NHS and academic staff and NHS Consultants. The successful candidate would be expected to participate fully in these areas.

Other Duties as Agreed

The appointee may wish to take on other roles alongside their clinical role. Any positions offered by bodies outside the Trust, (e.g. Training Programme Director, Regional College Advisor, Royal College Representative etc.) must be discussed and agreed by the Head of Service in advance of the position being accepted, so that the impact upon the specialty can be fully considered and any job plan amendments undertaken should the additional role be accepted.


Person Specification Professional Registration


  • Full registration with the GMC Eligible to be included on the Specialist Register Within 6 months of achieving CCT at the time of interview


  • Dual accreditation in Nuclear Medicine and Radiology

Professional Qualifications/Development


  • Full registration with the GMC Eligible to be included on Specialist Register Qualified to hold a certificate from the Administration of Radioactive Substances Advisory Committee


  • MRCP, MRCS or other professional or higher qualification

Clinical Skills/Experience


  • Completed radiology training program Evidence of technical skills as described in the job description Documented evidence of experience in performing and reporting NM and PET-CT studies Experience in uroradiological imaging especially MP-MRI prostate.


  • Specific training in patient safety and/or human factors Wide experience of molecular radionuclide therapy

Management Skills


  • Able to develop, present and implement coherent ideas for service development/delivery. Able to work within a team


  • Experience of change management

Personal Skills/Qualities


  • Able to communicate effectively and appropriately with patients, their families and other health professionals Able to work flexibly in a changing health service.

Teaching, Audit & Research


  • Evidence of participation in Clinical audit Able to teach and support junior staff effectively.


  • Evidence of original research, publications Higher teaching degree or qualification or training

Practical Requirements


  • Ability to handle, manipulate and administer radiopharmaceuticals


Choose Nottingham

Voted as one of the Sunday Times Best Places to live, our city and the region are one of the big reasons why a career at NUH is the right choice for so many.

The city has been named in the top ten places to bring up a family and the top UK city to make your salary stretch further. Whilst you’re probably already familiar with Robin Hood (and yes, there is still a castle and a Sherriff), there is so much more to Nottingham than its legends. There’s rich culture on every corner with something for all tastes and a thriving independent restaurant and shopping sector

The three campuses of Nottingham University Hospitals are based in and around the city centre with direct access to all of the amenities and attractions. 25% of Nottingham is made up of green spaces and parks but within a short journey you can be in the spectacular surrounding countryside of the Peak District, Sherwood Forest, Rutland Water and the Lincolnshire coast. 

Choose NUH

NUH was established in 2006. We have a budget of just under £1billion, over 16,000 staff, 90 wards and 1,700 beds across three main sites: QMC, City Hospital and Ropewalk House. We deliver district general services to 2.5 million residents of Nottingham, Nottinghamshire and its surrounding communities. Our specialist services allow us to deliver care to 4-5 million people from across the East Midlands and nationally for a handful of services. 

Our staff make us who we are: a listening and caring organisation. We are proud of our award-winning staff wellbeing programme. We provide dedicated staff physios, fitness facilities and staff benefits to show colleagues how valued they are.

Recognising and rewarding staff is an important part of being part of 'Team NUH' and we celebrate our colleagues throughout the year through Trust wide and local recognition schemes.

We can offer you a unique range of opportunities because we are:

  • The third largest teaching hospital in the country
  • The biggest Major Trauma Centre in the Country
  • One of the most research active places outside of London-Oxford-Cambridge. WE host the National Institute for Health Nottingham Biomedical Research Center and Nottingham Clinical Research Facilities, which together are centres of excellence for clinical research
  • A national and international leader for many of our specialist services including; Hearing, Stroke, Renal, Neurosciences and Cancer.
  • Part of one of the first Integrated Care Systems in the country now up and running in Greater Nottingham, developing new models of care across the region.

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