Clinical Fellow - ST3+ in Haematology

London (Greater)
£31,217 - £49,086 per annum
16 Aug 2019
01 Sep 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

Bart’s Health NHS Trust

Newham University Hospital

Clinical Fellow ST3 in Haematology

Full-time; 1:9 on call from home

Barts Health NHS Trust invites applicants for an ST3 equivalent/Trust doctor posts in Haematology, based at Newham University Hospital. This post is to cover a short term gap in the NE London Haematology training rotation. This post is planned to commence on the 2nd of September and is for 5 months in the first instance but may be extended depending on satisfactory performance and other future movements in the NTN training program.

The post holders will work under the clinical direction of all the consultants in the Haematology Department with a clearly identified clinical and educational supervisor. The post would be ideal for those wishing to pursue a career in Haematology and to apply for a National Training Number. As such the post is suitable for experienced SHO equivalents/Clinical Fellows/Registrars who wish to pursue a career in Haematology and who would like to consolidate their experience.

Newham University Hospital provides an active secondary-care Haematology service and level 1 Haemato-oncology services set within Barts Health NHS Trust, which also manages clinical haematology and haemato-oncology services on 2 other main sites.

Newham university Hospital is a busy district general hospitals within Barts Health with active A&E, a full range of medical and surgical specialities on site, paediatrics, a high volume obstetric service and all acute care services such as ITU.  As such clinical experience within the Department will encompass the whole range of non-malignant and malignant haematological problems with an emphasis on general haematology, consultative work, laboratory diagnostics, haemoglobinopathy, haemostasis and thrombosis and level 1 malignant work. There is 1 other staff grade doctor based at the Newham site and an SHO.

At various times, the post holder will have clinical responsibility for patients admitted to the wards, those ambulatory patients seen on the Day unit and those seen in outpatients. Support to become proficient in bone marrow biopsy will be provided. On-call services are shared with SpRs from the Royal London Hospital and Whipps Cross Hospital offering on call experience of tertiary non-malignant haematology, in particular supporting the regional Haemophilia and Haemoglobinopathy centers. The post holder will be expected to prioritise and time-manage effectively according to the activity of the department and to utilise appropriately the available senior staff for advice. The Department has a key awareness of the importance of clinical audit, and all specialist trainees are encouraged to complete audit projects whilst here. Participation in undergraduate and CMT teaching is also encouraged.

This post does not have educational approval from the postgraduate dean and will not be recognised for training, however support will be provided for career development, in-house SpR training sessions are currently running and attendance at Regional training days is strongly supported. If you would like further information regarding this post please contact Dr Louise Bowles, Clinical lead Haematology on