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Macmillan GP Facilitator

NHS Medical & Dental: Salaried GP

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Macmillan Health Board GP Facilitator
NHS Medical & Dental: Salaried GP
Fixed Term
2 sessions per week
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Keir Hardie University Health Park Aberdare Road Merthyr Tydfil CF48 1BZ
Cwm Taf University Health Board
Salaried GP 2017 pay scale (£85,298) plus 5%
17/10/2018 23:59
Interview date

Cwm Taf Cares

Our philosophy Cwm Taf Cares is at the heart of everything we do as we are committed to the health, wellbeing and development of our staff.

We provide hospital and community based services to people living in Rhondda Cynon Taf and Merthyr Tydfil. Our vision is to care for our communities and patients by preventing ill-health, promoting better health, providing excellent services and reducing the need for inpatient care wherever possible through the provision of strengthened home, primary and community care.

For more information about life in Cwm Taf, please visit our page.

We value the diversity of our staff and welcome applications from people from protected groups under the Equality Act 2010, this specifically includes age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/reassignment, race, religion, disability, pregnancy and maternity and marriage and civil partnership.


Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.


Improving Cancer care in Primary Care across Wales

Macmillan GP Facilitator (part of the Macmillan Primary Care Cancer Framework Programme)

Macmillan GP Facilitator post: 2 GP sessions per week pro rata max of Salaried GP 2017 pay scale (£85,298) plus 5%

Fixed term Contract:  to 31st December 2020

Closing date: 17th October 2018 Interview date: 31st October 2018

The Macmillan Primary Care Cancer Framework (PCCF) is a five year programme to 2020 which aims to support GPs and Primary Care healthcare professionals, GP Practices and Cluster networks to diagnose cancer earlier, better integrate treatment and provide improved community based support for people living with and beyond cancer across Wales. 

We are now looking to recruit GP Facilitators to support the delivery of this programme in our Health Board, focusing on quality improvement and peer to peer support for primary care teams.

The GP Facilitator will be supported by the Macmillan PCCF team of GP Cancer Leads and Regional Nurses to bring about a sustainable improvement in cancer services.

Your role will involve clinical education and supporting quality improvement; helping local practices and teams to review their ways of working and consider implementing new models to improve cancer care. The role will include working closely and collaboratively with primary care, cancer services, local practices and clusters and will require strong presentation, facilitation and influencing skills.

You will focus on local issues, using resources that are being developed by PCCF programme to support your colleagues to find and implement solutions to the needs of their population and promote best practice.

You will have the opportunity and support to develop skills in education, service development, quality improvement and clinical leadership. 


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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For an informal discussion about what it is like to work as a GP on this exciting programme, please contact Dr Cliff Jones, Macmillan National GP Cancer Lead for Wales  or Dr Kurt Burkhardt, Macmillan GP Cancer Lead Cwm Taf University Health Board on to arrange a telephone call

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