Nottingham Children’s Hospital is looking to recruit a full-time, substantive Consultant Paediatric Haematologist with a responsibility for malignant and non-malignant paediatric haematology patients under the care of Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust. This is a replacement post.  The successful candidate will be one of three consultants with responsibility for paediatric haematology care in a 7 person Consultant Team providing the regional Paediatric Oncology and Haematology Services at Nottingham Children’s Hospital.

The post is based at the Queens Medical Centre Campus of NUH. The appointee will be employed in the Family Health Directorate whilst working within the Haematology Laboratories at the QMC Campus. The post holder will be managerially responsible to the East Midlands Children’s and Young Person’s Integrated Cancer Service (EMCYPICS) Service Director and the Clinical Director for Nottingham Children’s Hospital, who is currently Dr Sophie Wilne.

The post holder will be responsible for the care of children and young people with leukaemia as well as non-malignant haematological disorders. Each of the 3 consultants will be the lead for one of the key components of the paediatric haematology service (leukaemia, haemoglobinopathy and bleeding disorders). Depending on the interests of the appointee there is the option for them to be the lead for either leukaemia or bleeding disorders. The appointee will be the named consultant for an appropriate proportion of patients with leukaemia, bleeding disorders and general haematological disorders. Along with the other paediatric haematologists, the post-holder will provide paediatric haematology advice to other teams within the children’s hospital. They will also provide regional paediatric haematology advice to paediatricians as well as advice to local GPs.


The post is full time and has 10 PAs in the job plan, although applications will be considered from applicants wishing to work less than full time. The on call commitment to the Paediatric haemato-oncology service will be 1:6 nights and weekends with prospective cover. The Paediatric Haematologists are responsible for the laboratory support and advice on all paediatric investigations during normal working hours. There is no additional on-call for the laboratory on top of the 1:6 rota.

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Dr Jennifer Turnbull 0115 924 9924 ext. 81727

Dr Simone Stokley 0115 924 9924 ext. 81727

Dr Sophie Wilne; 0115 924 9924 ext. 84746


Additionally, Consultant applicants are encouraged to visit with a representative of the Chief Executive, as part of the selection process. Their PA, can be contacted on: Tel 0115 924 9924 64978.