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Consultant Haematopathologist with a Special Interest in Malignant Haematopathology


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Full time: 40 hours per week ((10 PAs))
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King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Denmark Hill
£84,258 - £112,845 per annum, including London Weighting
Salary period
19/01/2021 23:59
Interview date

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals with a turnover of nearly £1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 12,600 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London and Kent.

The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) site in Camberwell and the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley, Orpington Hospital, and some services at Beckenham Beacon and Queen Mary’s Sidcup.

The Trust is recognised internationally for its work in liver disease and transplantation, neurosciences, cardiac, haemato-oncology, fetal medicine, stroke, major trauma, and Emergency Department.

King’s is a key partner in one of London's foremost Academic Health Science Centres, King's Health Partners (KHP). KHP is one of only six Department of Health-designated AHSCs in England. It brings together a world-leading research-led university – King’s College London – and three successful NHS Foundation Trusts: King’s College Hospital, Guy’s and St Thomas’, and South London and Maudsley.

This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of our dedicated workforce and join one of the largest and most successful Foundation Trusts in the UK with an international reputation for innovation and the desire to make a difference.

An opportunity has arisen to join the diagnostic team of King’s Haematological Malignancy Diagnostic Centre (KHMDC), incorporating Histopathology and Haematology consultant colleagues at King’s College Hospital, Denmark Hill, as a substantive consultant.  The HMDC team comprises 4 histopathology consultants (including this post) based at Denmark Hill and 4 haematology consultants involved in Haemato-oncology diagnostic reporting and authorisation. The wider KHMDC service also includes immunophenotyping, cytogenetics/FISH and molecular haematology with fully integrated reporting.

The Trust has a strong track record for research and development and service innovation. KHMDC serves a catchment population of approximately 5.3 million from SE London, Kent and Sussex.  All elements of the KHMDC service are UKAS ISO15189 accredited.

We are looking to recruit a substantive full-time consultant with special interests in Haematopathology (Haematological Histopathology) and Molecular Pathology.

You must be fully registered with the GMC and hold a Licence to Practice and be on the Specialist Register, or within six months of attaining your CCT or equivalent to be eligible for interview.

The postholder will have regular contact with vulnerable adults and/or children (0-18 years), therefore this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975, and as such, it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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

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Further details / informal visits contact

Dr Mark Howard
Job title
Clinical Lead for Histopathology
Email address
Telephone number
020 3299 3045
Additional information

Dr Robin Ireland, Director of KHMDC, 0203 299 2283, r.ireland@nhs.net