Consultant in Haematology

Truro, Cornwall
18 Jul 2018
13 Aug 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for the post of Consultant in Haematology at the Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro.

The Haematology Department at the Royal Cornwall Hospital is a friendly and cohesive team. This post is a replacement full time (10PA) post, as one of seven consultants. We are supported by a specialty registrar and four clinical nurse specialists.

We provide services for Mid and West Cornwall, a population of approximately 450,000. The Department provides BCSH level 2b care with 12,500 outpatient and 5000 intravenous infusions attendances per annum.

Additional capacity is supplied by a charity funded mobile systemic anti-cancer therapy unit commissioned in July 2015.  An 18 bedded Haematology-Oncology ward including five air-filtered side rooms is shared with oncology. Our Macmillan Cancer Support Centre “The Cove” opened in August 2016.

General experience in malignant and non-malignant haematology is essential. An interest in haemostasis and/or plasma cell dyscrasia is preferred, but there will be flexibility once appointed to develop subspecialty interest according to individual preference

We have a Haematology Trials Team with 9 staff. We have an excellent participation rate in Phase III National clinical trials and are quick to engage with newly available trials. We have also performed Phase I and II research locally.

RCHT is part of the University of Exeter Medical School, a Russell Group University. We have a strong record of undergraduate teaching with an emphasis on clinical and problem based learning.

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Informal enquiries regarding this post should be addressed to: Dr Richard Noble, Clinical Lead, Consultant Haematologist 01872 252506.

The Royal Cornwall Hospital is an Equal Opportunities Employer. Closing date: 13th August 2018.