Feb 1998-May 2008

Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust,
Chelsea and Sutton,

I joined as a research fellow in the Haemato-Oncology Unit with Prof Ray Powles in February 1998 and within a year; I was fully responsible for the day to day running of the unit, coordination of clinical trials (from Phase I to III), recruitment of research nurses, fellows, data managers and doctors. During my tenure at the Royal Marsden, I continued working at senior level of a specialist registrar. I also worked at Parkside Oncology clinic, Wimbledon as honorary Consultant from Jan 2004 onwards.

The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest comprehensive cancer centers in Europe with over 40,000 patients from the UK and abroad seen each year. This is a recognized training centre for Medical Oncology trainees and has about 300 beds. It is located on two sites- Sutton and Fulham Road. I have worked as an SpR within various Medical Oncology firms, which are part of the RMH training programme. I have been involved with seeing new patients, second opinions as well as routine follow-ups. I have been continually involved with the busy outpatient and in-patient ward work throughout my training.

I have gained a broad base of experience in treating all the major tumour types. My job has involved in working at more than 1 site and also at District General Hospitals like St Helier hospitals, Epsom and Kingston Hospital. I gained my CCT in medical oncology from the Royal Marsden.