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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 20/01/2021.

Locum Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon

Job Reference: 265-2330420-D

Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust
Northampton General Hospital, Northampton
£82,096 - £110,683 £82,096.00 to £110,683.00 per a

At Northampton General Hospital we provide general acute services and hyper-acute stroke, vascular and renal services to people living in Northamptonshire. As well as this we are an accredited cancer centre and provide cancer services to a wider population of Northamptonshire and parts of Buckinghamshire.

We are proud to be the first hospital in the UK to have obtained Pathway to Excellence® designated accreditation from the American nurses credentialing centre (ANCC).

We celebrate staff achievements and value the importance of working as one big team. That’s why we talk about TeamNGH. It’s all about working together to provide the best possible care for our patients and supporting each other to grow and develop our skills. We are driven to helping you to be the best you can be.

Apply today and join the largest family in Northamptonshire.

The Breast Surgery Unit at Northampton General Hospital is looking to recruit a Locum Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon to enhance the current team and assist with maintaining cancer treatment targets. This is a new post which is planned as a full-time appointment but applicants wishing to work part-time are encouraged to apply. We are seeking successful candidate to enhance and progress the current oncoplastic services provided to the patients of Northamptonshire. The post will be for 12 months in the first instance.

The postholder will work closely with the breast multidisciplinary team to provide diagnosis and treatment for the Trust’s breast patients. The post holder will also be expected to attend and participate in the breast MDT clinical and management meetings.

The Breast Unit is based at Northampton General Hospital site, and is equipped with excellent imaging for diagnostic and interventional procedures. The current Breast Unit is a close knit multi-skill mix team of three Consultant Breast Surgeons, two Consultant Oncologists, two consultant Breast Pathologists, one consultant Breast Radiologist, one Radiography Consultant Practitioner and two medical Radiology Physicians working to give a first class service using evidence based protocols and ensuring implementation of policies and guidelines originating from NICE and East Midlands Cancer Alliance. Free flap reconstruction is provided jointly with the Plastic Surgery team at Leicester Royal Infirmary.

Please note, the job description is approved by the Royal College of Surgeons.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Mr Hamed Khan, Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon and Clinical Lead, on or call 0160454669.


To deliver best possible care for our patients:

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