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NHS Medical & Dental: Specialty Registrar
Fixed term: 12 months (2016 Contract)
Full time - 40 hours per week
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Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust
Employer type
Stoke Mandeville
£40,257 - £58,398 per annum
Salary period
09/12/2022 23:59

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Clinical Fellow in Radiology

NHS Medical & Dental: Specialty Registrar

Be part of our BHT family

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust (BHT) is an integrated provider of acute hospital and community services for people living in Buckinghamshire and the surrounding area.

We care for over half a million patients every year:

  • provide specialist spinal services at our world renowned National Spinal Injuries Centre at Stoke Mandeville Hospital, the birthplace of the Paralympics
  • nationally recognised for urology and skin cancer services
  • regional specialist centre for burns, plastic surgery, dermatology, stroke and cardiac services
  • deliver community services in health centres, schools, patients’ own homes, community hospitals and community hubs.

More than 6,000 people from different nations, cultures and backgrounds work for us.

We pride ourselves in being a great place to work – and invite you to join our BHT family.


Job overview

Applications are invited for a whole time fixed term (12 months ) Clinical Fellow in MSK Radiology.  This is a full time 40 hours per week position. This post commences on 01.08.2023 and ends on 31.07.2024

Main duties of the job

The Musculoskeletal Radiology Fellowship is a clinical and research program based at Stoke Mandeville Hospital and the National Spinal Injuries Centre (NSIC), the oldest, and one of the largest spinal injury centres in the world.

The fellow will participate in an intensive training program in musculoskeletal imaging, which includes plain film radiographs, ultrasound, CT and MRI of the musculoskeletal system, image-guided interventions, arthrography, percutaneous bone biopsy and complex spinal intervention including vertebroplasty and spinal ablation.

The fellow will be involved in a variety of novel techniques (for example dynamic MDCT for spinal stability) and be exposed to wide-ranging pathologies.

There will be opportunities to attend weekly Musculoskeletal MDT meetings, Spinal Orthopaedic MDT, Spinal Injury MDT at Stoke Mandeville Hospital and attend the regional Sarcoma MDT at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre (NOC) in Oxford.

Fellowship training is enhanced by close collaboration interaction with the orthopaedic surgical staff and members of the rheumatology department. This will include opportunities to attend theatre for teaching from Mr Stuart Blagg, former President of the British Association of Spinal Surgeons (BASS) and to collaborate on research projects with the spinal orthopaedic fellows.

The faculty is active in a variety of clinical research projects and the fellow will be given the opportunity to complete a research project during their fellowship.

There are ample opportunities for teaching and research. Radiology Registrars from Oxford rotate through the Department, and as of this year, the training of 2 IR Fellows is shared with Oxford.

Qualifications required are full GMC registration and relevant specialist experience.

Many clinical services have recently been reconfigured across the Trust with most acute services being localized at Stoke Mandeville, Wycombe remains the acute site for Cardiology and Hyper Acute Stroke, serving Buckinghamshire and Berkshire.

Informal enquires and visits are welcomed and strongly encouraged.  To arrange please contact:

Dr Richard Hughes or Dr David Mckean, Clinical Directors:

Tel: 01296 316917

Working for our organisation

What does Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust offer you?

  • As part of our BHT family, you’ll benefit from learning and development opportunities to support your career progression.
  • We offer flexible and agile working opportunities, alongside your NHS benefits of generous annual leave entitlement, pension and access to NHS discount schemes.  
  • We provide a range of health and wellbeing services to promote a healthy, happy workforce.


Why work for us?

  • We’re committed to promoting inclusion and making sure all colleagues feel they belong. We encourage new colleagues from a diverse range of backgrounds to apply.
  • As an employer, we aim to create a workplace where differences are valued and colleagues treat one another with dignity and respect.
  • Greater diversity within our BHT family improves positive outcomes for the people and communities we serve. 


What do we stand for?

  • Our vision is to provide outstanding care, support healthy communities and be a great place to work.
  • Our mission is to provide personal and compassionate care every time.
  • Our CARE values are collaborate, aspire, respect and enable.


Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Buckinghamshire is an area of great natural beauty and there are a wide range of outdoor activities and pursuits available locally in addition to the urban amenities of High Wycombe and Aylesbury. Central London is within easy reach by rail (30 minutes from Amersham, 60 minutes from Aylesbury) as is Oxford. There are many excellent schooling options, both state and private locally.

Person specification

Trust Values

Essential criteria
  • Collaborate - Communicates openly, honestly and professionally, and actively promotes team working and building strong working relationships
  • Aspire - Patients are always first. Drives service improvements. Strong self-awareness with a desire to grow.
  • Respect - Treats all with compassion and kindness. Ensures everyone feels valued
  • Enable - Consults others and listens to their views/opinions. Enables others to take the initiative

Education, Qualifications and Training

Essential criteria
  • FRCR
  • BM, BS or equivalent GMC registered qualifications
  • Full GMC Registration
Desirable criteria
  • Subspecialist Fellowship training and advantage


Essential criteria
  • Experience reporting general CT, MRI, ultrasound, fluoroscopy and plain film.
  • Ability to act and duty Radiologist
  • MDT experience
Desirable criteria
  • Ability to perform minor interventional procedure

Skills, Abilities and Knowledge

Essential criteria
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to conduct an MDT
  • Good IT skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • Ability to perform image guided radiology including aspiration and drainage for on call and urgent cases.
  • Ability to undertake and organise audit of practice.
  • Knowledge related to governance in radiology including discrepancy review.

Other Requirements

Essential criteria
  • Full GMC Registration with licence to practice
  • Full Driving Licence and regular access to a car

Employer certification / accreditation badges

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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

Mr David Mckean
Job title
Consultant Radiologist
Email address
Telephone number
01296 316917
Additional information

Dr Richard Hughes or Dr David Mckean, Clinical Directors:

Tel: 01296 316917

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