Patient Safety at the Royal Marsden

6 month post (extendable to 12 months)


The trainee will have a minimum of one to two days per week dedicated to time spent working on patient safety projects, depending on the project needs, with the remainder of the time allocated to clinical commitment to Chelsea theatres, and on-call in Sutton or Chelsea to make a total of less than 48 hours per week.
The post-holder will be encouraged to pursue a Diploma in Patient Safety (Imperial College), should they so wish. Financial support towards the qualification will be available.

Educational Opportunities:
Undertake Diploma or MSc in Patient Safety.
Key role of engaging and educating other groups of junior doctors in the Trust in critical incident reporting and feedback.
Opportunity to be involved in, facilitate, and teach on weekly registrar teaching.
Opportunity to work in conjunction with simulation fellow on Patient Safety initiatives.

Work in conjunction with Dr Juneja and Deputy Chief Nurse Sarah Rushbrooke on specific patient safety projects within The Royal Marsden, tailored to the interests of the post-holder.
Be involved in data collection, abstract writing, presentation and publication

Gain clinical experience in the anaesthetic/intensive care management of major complex cases, and a broad range of cancer-related therapies, surgical and medical.
Opportunity to have hands-on experience of a large number of TIVA anaesthesia cases
Attend and participate in monthly Clinical Audit Committee (CAC) meetings
Attend all board-level integrated governance and risk management meetings
Experience in patient safety initiatives across the Trust
Attend theatre safety and quality meetings
Attend other appropriate board and hospital meetings
Opportunity to help organise The Royal Marsden management course

Supervisor: Dr Rohit Juneja


Contact: Susanna Walker