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Fellow in Head and Neck Radiology

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust
£63,152 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
2 Jul 2024

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Head and Neck Fellow Post

The fellow would work with the four Head and neck radiologists and one dental radiologist to cover specialist reporting in Head and Neck MRI and CT and would be expected to partake in regular neck ultrasound sessions and diagnostic neck biopsies.

There is a tertiary Head and Neck cancer MDT weekly and benign ENT meetings monthly. There is also scope to learn ophthalmic radiology and take part in the oculoplastic and neuro ophthalmology meetings. A second interest in neuroradiology can also be accommodated as BRI is the centre for neuro oncology.

Main duties of the job

There would be provision for one session of acute CT/MRI reporting (Hub session) per week and a plain film session per week. The remaining sessions would be for specialist work.

Weekend on call day time -10am-6pm Saturday and Sunday -1:4 or 1:5. No overnight or week day on calls.

About us

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country, bringing together a combined workforce of over 13,000 staff and over 100 different clinical services across 10 different sites, serving a core population of more than 500,000 people across South West England. UHBW has been rated by the CQC as 'Good' overall and our staff are proud to deliver excellent care to the people of Bristol, Weston and beyond. As a forward- thinking multi-award winning Trust and a digital exemplar committed to improving patient care, our world-leading research and innovations are having a positive local and global impact. Our hospitals are spread across Bristol and Weston, join us and you can enjoy the very best of both worlds city living within a stone's throw of the countryside or beside the seaside, both with easy access to all that the South West has to offer. UHBW is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. As an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce we aim to recruit and retain a workforce which represents the rich diversity of the local population at all levels and are committed to designing our services around the needs of individual patients and those around them. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we're meeting our pledge.

Job description
Job responsibilities

There will be opportunities to assist with audit, service improvement projects and ongoing research in the Unit.

Funded for a period of 12 months with the opportunity to be part of the adult/ paediatric Radiology registrar on call rota 1:10 depending on numbers of rotating registrars on the Severn radiology scheme.

Person Specification
Knowledge and Experience

  • Evidence of thorough and broad training and experience in radiology
  • Interest in Head and Neck radiology
  • Basic interventional techniques


  • Evidence of involvement in audit and research
  • Evidence of peer review research papers

Skills and Abilities


  • Up to date knowledge and experience in Head and Neck radiology
  • Ability to communicate effectively with patients, relatives, clinical colleagues, support staff and other colleagues
  • Good knowledge of, and ability to use, spoken and written English
  • Ability to develop effective working relationships on an individual and multi-professional basis with all levels of staff both within and across divisions


  • Good interventional / neck ultrasound skills

Additional & Aptitudes

  • Understanding of clinical governance and the individual responsibilities it implies
  • Knowledge of the principles of clinical audit and evidence of participation
  • Positive approach to evidence based practice
  • Participation in continuing professional development (CPD) scheme and, where relevant, evidence of participation

Qualifications and Training

  • Full and specialist registration with the General Medical Council (GMC)
  • FRCR


  • Holder of Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT), or evidence of within six months of award of CCT or equivalent by date of interview

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