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Specialty Doctor in Oncology

NHS Medical & Dental: Specialty Doctor

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NHS Medical & Dental: Specialty Doctor
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Castle Hill Hospital
£40,037 - £74,661
11/02/2020 23:59

Applications are invited for the post of Speciality Doctor in Oncology.

The post holder will work within Oncology to support the care of patients; both as inpatients and outpatients. The post-holder will be expected to undertake regular review of patients admitted into specialities outside of the Oncology department in other areas of the Trust.

The Department of Oncology covers a large geographical area encompassing East Yorkshire, Kingston upon Hull, Scarborough, a region of North Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire. The population for this area is around 1.2 million.  The service forms part of the Humber and Yorkshire Strategic Clinical Network that covers Scarborough, Hull, North and North East Lincolnshire.

The Department of Oncology and Haematology is based at the Queen’s Centre for Oncology & Haematology, Castle Hill Hospital.  Clinics are currently delivered throughout the Cancer Network – at Scarborough, Bridlington, Grimsby, Scunthorpe and other hospitals in Hull.


The Oncology Department currently has 9 Medical Oncology and 12 Clinical Oncology consultants. The five year plan for the Service will see the number of consultant posts increase with the aim of ensuring that the number of new patients seen per annum per consultant is at Royal College recommended levels.

Applicants must be fully registered with the GMC or ability to obtain registration independently within 3 months of offer and have MB ChB or acceptable equivalent medical qualification.

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (HUTH) is situated in the geographical area of Kingston upon Hull and the East Riding of Yorkshire.  The Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust has two main hospital sites (Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital) an annual budget of circa £500 million, employs over 9,000 staff and serves an extended population of 1.2 million, whilst delivering a number of outpatient services from locations across the local health economy area.

Hull was awarded City of Culture in 2017 which has seen a significant investment within the city leading to improvement in all facilities. The city and the surrounding countryside boasts excellent housing and there are all aspects of family life within easy reach including high quality schooling, shopping and leisure facilities capable of satisfying most needs.

Interested candidates are strongly encouraged to visit the department, experience the facilities and meet the current team members to understand the team ethos, care environment and philosophy. 



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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Dr Rachael Barton, Clinical Lead for Oncology, (01482 461 299) or via email: