East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust is seeking to appoint a Consultant in Breast and Oncoplastic Surgery.


East Lancashire Hospitals NHS trust is a very busy high volume breast unit providing a full range of diagnostic services and a wide range of management options for benign and malignant diseases including reconstruction. We have good links with Plastic Surgery and operate alongside them to ensure patients have a full range of reconstruction options.

The successful applicant will join a team of 5 Breast Surgeons and be involved in symptomatic and Breast Screening patient management. The appointee will be expected to further develop subspecialist service within Breast and Oncoplastic Surgery as appropriate.

Outpatient Clinics are run from the Breast Unit in Burnley General Hospital, which has been open for two years and is adjacent to the chemotherapy unit. Operating takes place in the Women’s Theatres at Burnley.

A wide experience of benign and malignant breast diseases and their management is required. Familiarity with, and competence in all common procedures such as mastectomy/wide local excision, Sentinel Node Biopsy and wire guided/ Magseed guided procedures is essential as is training and competence in reconstructive and oncoplastic surgery. Candidates should have entry on the GMC Specialist Register or be within six months of being placed on the Register.

Minimum Requirements:

Full registration with the General Medical Council (GMC) with license to practice

Entry on specialist register via: –

  • CCT (proposed CCT date must be within 6 months of interview)
  • CESR or European Community Rights
  • FRCS or equivalent


Oncoplastic Fellowship or equivalent



Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education

Higher Degree

Research interest

Informal enquiries are welcomed and should be directed to Mr Lyndon Jones, Clinical Director for the General Surgery on 01254 735604, Miss Jane McNicholas, Clinical Lead for Breast and Clinical Director for Cancer Services 01282 804643 or Mr Jack Carney, Directorate Manager for General Surgery 01254 732684.


For further details / informal visits contact:

Name: Jane McNicholas Job Title: Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon & Breast LeadEmail [email protected] Telephone Number: 01282 804643