Good library facilities are available at the John Radcliffe Hospital and at other libraries in the Central Oxford Hospitals. The Churchill Hospital Library is based in the Radiolobiology Institute.
The Royal Berkshire Hospital Library Facilities are on site.
The day to day care of patients on the wards, the care of patients in clinics and theatres as appropriate to the grade of the post. Each week this will include:
Ward round1 session
Theatre1 session (variable)
Planning Clinic1 session
(1-2 sessions per week at peripheral clinic)
Radical Planning1 session
Review of patients
on treatment 1 session
As a) above.
Oxford: 1:14 on-call rota with prospective cover for colleagues during their annual and study leave. 1:24 hospital@night cover during first two years of training.
Reading: 1:5 on call with prospective cover
Throughout the year Oxford Medical Students are assigned to the Department for a two week attachment. There is a formal teaching programme, involving seminars, ward teaching and attendance at Out-Patient Clinics. Consultants and Specialist Trainees take an active role in teaching the Medical Students. Specialist Trainees will also participate in the Oncology Teaching Programme.
There is the usual requirement for the normal maintenance of patients’ records, completion of treatment summaries and writing of letters, as appropriate, to referring doctors and GP’s.