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Locum Consultant in Haematology and Transfusion Medicine

Job Reference: 918-RX4619

NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT)
Patients Speciality
£77,913 to £105,042 pa

Locum Consultant Haematologist with an interestin Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation and Therapeutic Apheresis


Applications are invited for this exciting interim replacement post which offers the opportunity to become a key member of NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) and Oxford University NHS Foundation Trust (OUH) teams working in a centre of excellence with the task of providing expert advice and leadership in the practice of stem cell donation and therapeutic apheresis. The post offers a wealth of opportunity to participate in clinical research and is based at OUH and the NHSBT centre in the John Radcliffe in Oxford.


NHSBT is the sole provider of blood components and organs for transplantation to the NHS as well as supplying tissues, haematopoietic stem cells for transplantation, therapeutic apheresis and immunohaematological diagnostics. NHSBT has a research and development. programme in collaboration with leading academic centres, underpinned by infrastructure for component development, systematic reviews, and clinical trials. This post is designed to build on existing links between NHSBT and OUH. For NHSBT you will be involved in developing and provding medical leadership in stem cell donation and transplantation and developing existing Therapeutic Apheresis Services.


Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (OUH) provides a tertiary regional service to a population of ~1.4 million. It includes consultants broadly covering all major specialties in haematology with variable levels of site specialisation. It provides comprehensive treatment of all haematological malignancies (including allogeneic bone marrow transplantation) and non-malignant haematological conditions.


The appointee will contribute to teaching and training of StRs in haematology and transfusion medicine. The appointee will participate in the NHSBT on call rota for transfusion medicine in the South West of England 1:7, Category B (medium intensity).

Further details may be obtained from: Dr James Griffin, Clinical Director for Therapeutics NHSBT, telephone No: 01179 127465or Rachel Pawson Medical Director for Stem Cell Donation and Transplantation, NHSBT, telephone No: 01865 387710, and Dr Andrew PeniketClinical Director of Haematology and Bone Marrow Transplantation, telephone number: 01865 235257.

Applicants should have full and specialist registration (Haematology) (and a licence to practise) with the General Medical Council (GMC) (or eligible for registration within six months of interview) and have a Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT), or within six months of award of CCT or equivalent by date of interview


As well as an online application form, all applicants must attach a CV when asked during completion of the online application.



Interview date: either 01 or 10 October 2019 (subject to confirmation)

NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) offers a dynamic and friendly working environment where teamwork is highly valued. Personal development is also considered a priority and is supported through extensive training and development opportunities open to all employees.

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