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Specialty Doctor in Haematology

Speciality Doctor in Haematology

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Speciality Doctor in Haematology
Speciality Doctor in Haematology
10 PA's
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Queens Centre, Castle Hill Hospital
£40,037 - £74,661
11/02/2020 23:59

Applications are invited for two full time replacement Specialty Doctor posts. The Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust clinical haematology department is based at the Queen’s Centre on the Castle Hill Hospital site. The Queen’s Centre is the Cancer Centre for the local network and provides Level 2 and 3 Haematology Services as well as hosting the haematology multi-disciplinary team meeting. Hull is also a Haemophilia treatment centre with around 40 severely affected patients. The haematology department works with the oncology and palliative care teams sharing access to 100 inpatient beds as well as 5 HEPA filtered rooms to support autologous transplantation. There is a large outpatient unit and day therapy centre within the Queen’s Centre.

The successful applicants will join a team consisting of 6 full time Consultant Haematologists, 3 Specialty Registrars, and four Specialty Doctors (including these posts), one ST2 and 1 FY doctor. There are 3 Specialist Nurses supporting adult patients with malignant disorders, 1 Specialist Nurse supporting Teenagers and Young Adults (TYA) and 2½ Specialist Nurses supporting patients with bleeding disorders. There is a well established and active transfusion team with 3 Transfusion Practitioners. There is active participation in clinical research supported by Research Nurses and a team of Data Managers and MDT staff. The department also benefits from links with the on-site Academic Oncology Department, the Haematological Malignancy Diagnostic Service in Leeds and the Hull York Medical School.

The successful applicants will be expected to join the haematology team in providing services for Haematological Oncology, General and Laboratory Haematology at both the Castle Hill and Hull Royal Infirmary sites. He or she will be encouraged to develop a sub-specialist area of interest in malignant or non-malignant haematology. The post holders will take part in a 1 in 6 “middle grade” on call rota which can be remunerated either by extra sessional payments with an on call supplement or by reduced sessions during the working week, negotiated according to personal preference. Some previous experience in Haematology and/or Oncology would be useful but is not essential as training will be provided. The department has an excellent record in training and supporting its SAS staff.

The Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust provides a comprehensive range of acute services across 2 hospital sites covering a base population of around 650,000 with some specialist services aimed at an extended catchment area of 1.2 million people. The Trust, working alongside the Universities of Hull and York and other local NHS Trusts, now forms part of the Hull York Medical School which has an annual intake of 130 students. With an annual budget of around 470 million pounds and employing over 7,000 staff the Trust is committed to the continuous development of services for the benefit of patients and to providing a comprehensive service of the highest possible quality.

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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 Senthil Durairaj, Specialty Doctor in Haematology, telephone (01482) 461294 or email

Dr James Bailey, Consultant Haematologist & Clinical Director, telephone (01482) 461296 or e-mail