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Consultant Urologist with specialist interest in Bladder Cancer

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
Birmingham, West Midlands
Closing date
29 Feb 2024

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Public health, Other medical role
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

An exciting opportunity has arisen for one clinician to join UHB Trust as full-time Consultant Urologists with a specialist interest in bladder cancer.

The Urology Directorate is considered one of the busiest in the country and currently provides services across all four sites undertaking a combined total of 13,164 surgical procedures and 42,153 outpatient visits per year.

The medical compliment across the Trust consists of 20.30 WTE Consultants, and 2.00 WTE Associate Specialists. The Consultants are supported by 9.00 WTE Tier 3 doctors and 6.56 WTE junior specialty doctors. The department is extremely well equipped on all four sites with the most advanced technology and is supported by CNS and nursing team in the ward. The post holder will join a team of subspecialists to support the complex pelvic cancer service. The post-holder will primarily support the bladder cancer service. The post holder will contribute to the specialist cancer MDTs, supported by dedicated specialist nurses and other affiliated specialists.

The Terms and Conditions of service are offered on a 10 Programmed Activity basis. The ability to communicate and work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team is vital. It is also anticipated that the successful candidate would contribute to increasing the national profile of the department.

A strong commitment from the appointee to the Department and involvement with governance and audit is expected.


University of Birmingham ImagesUniversity Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) is one of the largest teaching hospital trusts in England, serving a regional, national and international population.

It includes Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Solihull Hospital and Community Services, Good Hope Hospital in Sutton Coldfield and Birmingham Chest Clinic. We also run a number of smaller satellite units, allowing people to be treated as close to home as possible.

We see and treat more than 2.2 million people every year across our sites and our hospitals deliver more babies than anywhere else in Europe.

We are a regional centre for cancer, trauma, renal dialysis, burns and plastics, HIV and AIDS, as well as respiratory conditions like cystic fibrosis. We also have expertise in premature baby care, bone marrow transplants and thoracic surgery and have the largest solid organ transplantation programme in Europe.

We provide a series of highly specialist cardiac, liver and neurosurgery services to patients from across the UK.

We are world-renowned for our trauma care and have developed pioneering surgical techniques in the management of ballistic and blast injuries, including bespoke surgical solutions for previously unseen injuries. As a result of its clinical expertise in treating trauma patients and military casualties, the QEHB has been designated both a Level 1 Trauma Centre and host of the UK’s only £20m National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Surgical Reconstruction and Microbiology Research Centre (SRMRC).

We have over 20,000 members of staff and we are committed to investing in their development and their health and wellbeing.

UHB is a Stonewall Diversity Champion and aims to achieve positive change for LGBTQ+ people by creating an inclusive, inspiring and equal environment for both staff and service users.

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