Pseudomyxoma peritonei - Fellows, Observers and Clinical Attachments

Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital is one of just two specialist centres in the UK treating pseudomyxoma peritonei, a rare form of abdominal cancer, and we are able to offer a range of opportunities for doctors looking to specialise in this field.

Formal Fellowship

We offer fellowships aimed at individuals at the end of their specialised colorectal training. Successful applicants will join a nationally commissioned tertiary centre for Peritoneal Malignancy and a recognised centre of excellence for colorectal cancer providing laparoscopic colorectal training and a tertiary referral service for low rectal cancer.

As a fellow with the Peritoneal Malignancy Institute, you will have the opportunity to apply research outcomes to clinical problems and teach clinical skills to medical and nursing staff, as well as offer expert clinical opinion on a range of emergency & elective problems within your speciality. Fellows will also have the opportunity to take part in research and audits and be able to submit abstracts and papers to national and international meetings and journals.

Posts are available on one-year fixed term contracts, however the unit will consider shorter contracts if required.

Requirements

To be eligible applicants must have:

  • FRCS or equivalent
  • GMC registration with a license to practice
  • Significant experience within associated specialty

How to apply:

Applications can be made by emailing your CV and a cover letter stating your availability and reasons for your application to katie.thomson@hhft.nhs.uk

 


 

Clinical Attachments

We offer clinical attachments of varying lengths to medical staff who are qualified in their own country and also hold GMC registration with a license to practice.

Successful applicants will have patient contact in supervised clinic settings, ward rounds and specialist MDT’s. In addition successful applicants will ‘Scrub in’ and assist with surgical procedures, dependant on experience.

Requirements

To be eligible applicants must:

  • Be senior trainees in their specialty
  • Have a special interest in colorectal cancer or peritoneal malignancy
  • Hold an in-date DBS check
  • Have GMC registration with a license to practice
  • Provide a passport & visa (if applicable)
  • Provide 3 years of professional references

Expenses

The Peritoneal Malignancy Institute cannot cover the cost of travel, accommodation or other living expenses. There is onsite accommodation available and further information can be requested. Please note that the accommodation is chargeable and is subject to availability.  

 


 

Observers

We offer observerships of varying length which provide clinicians the opportunity to observe the work of the Peritoneal Malignancy Institute in a limited capacity.

Visitors who have been approved  to observe may attend clinical activities (including ward rounds, specialist MDT and theatre cases) but will not ‘scrub in’ on surgeries or be involved with any direct patient care and management. You may be granted access to attend clinics as an observer, however this is at the discretion of the consultant concerned.

Requirements

To be eligible applicants must:

  • be senior trainees in their specialty
  • Have a special interest in peritoneal malignancies
  • Hold an in-date DBS check or police check (if coming from outside the UK)

Expenses

The Peritoneal Malignancy Institute cannot cover the cost of travel, accommodation or other living expenses. There is onsite accommodation available and further information can be requested. Please note that the accommodation is chargeable and is subject to availability.  

How to apply for a clinical attachment or observership:

Applications can be made by emailing your CV and a cover letter to katie.thomson@hhft.nhs.uk stating:

  • Your reasons for your application
  • The dates that you wish to visit the unit
  • If you are interested in an observership or a clinical attachment

Please note that we cannot guarantee you will be given your preferred dates as visitors are welcome depending on the availability of the team.

 


Updated 2 May 2017

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