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Consultant in Medical Oncology - HPB & NET

Publication date: 14 March 2023


Department of Medical Oncology
The Christie NHS Foundation Trust
Wilmslow Road
Manchester M20 4BX
United Kingdom 


Job Title

Consultant in Medical Oncology - HPB & NET

Job Description

This post is for a consultant with an interest in hepato-pancreatico-biliary and neuroendocrine tumours to support clinical service and research. This is a substantive post.

The appointee will be based at The Christie and will provide consultant level care for patients with HPB and NET malignancies.

The group has a very active clinical research programme (predominantly phase II/III), with close links to basic research laboratories in the Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute. Approximately 500 new patients are seen each year (80% with advanced/metastatic disease), and approximately 23% of all these patients are entered in to clinical trials.

In addition, The Christie has an international reputation in the treatment of NET (accredited as a Centre of Excellence by the European NET Society (ENETS) initially in 2011. The HPB/NET disease group is supported by clinical research fellows, a specialist registrar, research nurses, clinical nurse specialists, nurse clinicians, general practitioners with a specialist interest in oncology and clinical trials co-ordinators.

The role will be responsible for:

  • Management of patients with HPB and NET malignancies receiving standard therapy and in phase I/II/III trials, including treatment decisions and ongoing care.
  • Participating in all relevant aspects of clinical governance, including maintaining up to date protocols, guidelines and clinical audit, under the supervision of the other consultants in the unit.
  • Contribute to current research projects and establish new opportunities to expand and develop research within the disease groups.
  • Revision and development of evidence-based protocols for patients and undertaking the administrative duties associated with the care of their patients.
  • Maintaining a level of continuing professional development, consistent with the recommendations of the Royal College of Physicians.
  • Contributing to the undergraduate teaching of medical students on oncology topics, as appropriate.
  • Actively contributing to the training of junior doctors and other multi-disciplinary team members in both in-patient and outpatient departments, as appropriate, including acting as clinical/educational supervisor.
  • Undertake clinical audit as a member of The Christie Medical Staff Committee.

How to apply

Please see NHS jobs.uk for details of post and for application form.

Contact person: Richard Hubner      
Email: richard.hubner@nhs.net
Phone: 0044 161 446 8199 

Application deadline

Deadline for application is 26 March 2023.

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