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Consultant Haematologist

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

Main area
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
  • Full time
  • Part time
  • Job share
40 hours per week
Job ref
Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
£82,096 - £110,683 Per annum
Salary period
30/10/2021 23:59

Job overview

A full-time Consultant Haematologist is required at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust. The position is based at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital and also requires out-patient duties at The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford, and a consultative on-call service for the Robert Jones & Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital, Oswestry.

This is a new position due to growing service need.

Main duties of the job

The position offers 10 Programmed Activities and a 1:6 on call weekend commitment attracting 1 additional session and a 5% supplement for overnight non-resident on call working.


Working for our organisation

The team consists of 6 Consultant Haematologists working to 4.4 WTE offering  sub-specialisaiton alongside a general Haematology commitment.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

The Haematology service is centred at the Shrewsbury site and with clinics at Telford where level 1 care is provided. All Haematologists will have responsibility for general referrals.

The duties are open to negotiation depending on the particular interests of the successful applicant

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Possession of FRCPath (Haematology) and MRCP or equivalent qualifications
  • Full GMC registration with Licence to practice
  • GMC Specialist Registration in Specialty or be eligible for entry onto the Specialist Register within 6 months of obtaining CCT at time of interview

Clinical Experience

Essential criteria
  • Clinical training and experience equivalent to that required for gaining UK CCT in Haematology
  • Ability to offer expert clinical opinion on range of problems both emergency and elective within speciality
  • Ability to take full and independent responsibility for clinical care of patients

Management and Administrative Experience

Essential criteria
  • Ability to organise and manage daily working priorities
  • Leadership qualities
  • Experience of audit
  • Ability to motivate and develop the multidisciplinary team, balancing departmental and personal objectives

Teaching Experience

Essential criteria
  • Ability to teach clinical skills to medical and nursing staff and laboratory staff

Research Experience

Essential criteria
  • Ability to apply research outcomes to clinical problems

Personal Attributes

Essential criteria
  • Honesty and reliability
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Enquiring, critical approach to work
  • Caring attitude to patients
  • Ability to communicate effectively with patients, relatives, GPs, nurses and other agencies
  • Commitment to Continuing Professional Development
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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Dr Dewi Eden
Job title
Consultant Haematologist
Email address
Telephone number
01743 261000
Additional information

For an informal discussion, further details or to arrange a visit please contact

Dr Dewi Eden, Consultant Haematologist on 01743 261000 Ext 1444