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UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS BIRMINGHAM NHS FOUNDATION TRUST CONSULTANT HAEMATOLOGY - Specialising in General Haematology and/or Haemato-Oncology (6-12 months Fixed Term) University Hospitals Birmingham NHS FoundationTrust ( UHB) is one of the largest teaching hospital trusts in the UK.On 1 April 2018, University Hospitals Birmingham and Heart of England NHS foundation trusts merged to become one trust.The trust employs over 20,000 members of staff and sees and treats more than 2.2 million people every year across our sites. UHB is a regional centre for bone marrow transplantation, cancer, haemophilia, Teenage and Young Adult (TYA) cancer, trauma, renal dialysis, burns and plastics, HIV and AIDS and thoracic surgery and has the largest solid organ transplantation programme in Europe. The trust provides a series of highly specialist cardiac, liver and neurosurgery services to patients from across the UK. UHB is world-renowned for trauma care and is host of the UK’s only £20m National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Surgical Reconstruction and Microbiology Research Centre (SRMRC). Applications are invited for a Consultant Haematologist with a special interest in haemato-oncology to join the dynamic team at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB).This new post will work across UHB sites and will join a team of 28 Consultants that deliver the integrated UHB Clinical Haematology service. UHB Haematology delivers secondary Haematology care services to a local population across Birmingham, Sutton Coldfield and Solihull, along with tertiary specialised services to the West Midlands region including Level 3 & 4 stem cell transplantation, CAR-T cell therapy, teenage and young adult (TYA) cancer care, apheresis, Comprehensive Haemophilia Centre, specialist integrated haematological malignancy diagnostic service (siHMDS) and a nationally recognised active academic programme; inpatient care is based principally at the QEHB site and there is an additional dedicated Young Persons Unit for TYA care. There are well developed chemotherapy day-case, outpatient and laboratory Haematology services across the acute hospital sites of Birmingham: Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH), Heartlands Hospital (BHH), Good Hope Hospital (GHH) and non-acute Solihull Hospital (SH), with a network of clinics, CNS/nurse-led services, ACP and AOS provision at all sites, with Consultant led care. The Trust has the Centre for Clinical Haematology (CCH), which houses outpatient, day case therapies, apheresis/ECP and co-locates clinical and research staff from the NHS and University of Birmingham. The GHH service is co-located for day case and outpatients into the Sheldon unit and there have been new day case and outpatient facilities opened at Solihull Hospital and Birmingham Heartlands. UHB is the host organisation for MIRHO, a specialist integrated HMDS (siHMDS) for the West Midlands, which works in partnership with the University of Birmingham Immunology service (delivering AML MRD for national trials) and West Midlands Regional Genetics service, to deliver comprehensive diagnostics for blood cancers. The appointee should be experienced in the management of patients with haematological malignancies, specific interest in lymphoma and general haematology. The successful candidate will be encouraged to develop disease specific areas of interest, working alongside the current lymphoma team. Applicants must have full and specialist registration with the General Medical Council (GMC) and a license to practice, hold MRCP and FRCPath or equivalents and be on the Specialist Register or within 6 months of attaining their CCT at the time of the interview.Applicants would ideally have experience of original scientific research (or have a higher research degree, MD/ PhD) and teaching experience. For informal discussions, please contact. Further details may be obtained from: Dr Fiona Clark (Consultant Haematologist and co- Clinical Service Lead), telephone No. 0121 371 4379.
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