Specialty Doctor In Paediatric Stem Cell Transplant job in Bristol at NHS Jobs

Specialty Doctor in Paediatric Stem Cell Transplant

Company: NHS Jobs

Location: Bristol Royal Hospital for Children, Bristol UK

Date Posted:May 12, 2018

Applications are invited for a post in this large department. The post is available from 1 July 2017 for 12 months. Bristol serves the South West region approximately 5.5m people with 130 new paediatric cancer patients diagnosed each year.The HSCT Transplant Unit at the Bristol Children’s Hospital is a busy unit performing approximately 35 allogeneic bone marrow transplants per year, the majority of these being transplanted using an unrelated donor. Other transplants performed are autografts using bone marrow or peripheral blood stem cells, sibling allogeneic transplants, haploidentical transplants and procedures such as donor leucocyte infusions. This is an exceptionally busy unit with a high turnover. The program is dedicated to all children age 0-18 years.The paediatric BMT services co-located with paediatric haematology and oncology in a 17 bedded unit in ward 34 Starlight level 7, Paul O’Gorman building. All rooms are HEPA filtered and single occupancy.Outpatients oncology day beds is one of the busiest clinical areas and is where the patients are seen following discharge from the inpatient unit. Supportive care is administered, although not of such high intensity as that administered in isolation. Patients are also seen for regular follow-up post-transplant at 3 months, 6 months, 9 months, 12 months, and 18 months, 2 years and yearly thereafter. Late effect clinics commence when a patient reaches 36 months post-transplant and for over 16 years old in the TYA and the BRI. These clinics are performed with a Paediatric Endocrinologist.The outpatient area is also where new patients are seen for their 3 days of pre-transplant work-up when full screening procedures are performed including ECG, echocardiogram, chest x-rays, full blood screening, respiratory function tests, dental assessment, radiotherapy planning, gynaecological assessment, a full discussion of the transplant, bone marrow harvesting if required and insertion of a central line.The Unit treats children with acute leukemias and also has a special interest in transplantation of children with metabolic and genetic diseases. The majority of the work however is performed on children who have acute leukaemia, chronic leukaemia or disorders of bone marrow function. The Transplant Team works closely with Scientific Research Laboratory staff so that innovative therapies can be incorporated into clinical protocols. For further details / informal visits contact:Dr. Adam Gassas, Lead DoctorAdam.gassasUHBristol.nhs.uk View full job description
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