Dr Paul Fenton, Consultant Clinical Oncologist (Acute Oncology and Thoracic Malignancies), University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Paul Fenton graduated from St. Anne’s College, Oxford in 1998 and from Guy’s and St. Thomas’ School of Medicine in 2001. He gained MRCP in 2005 and FRCR in 2011, completing Clinical Oncology Specialist Training in 2012. From June 2009- July 2010 he was the Emmanuel van der Schueren  Fellow at the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer Headquarters in Brussels investigating quality assurance and late toxicity in international multicentre radiotherapy clinical trials.

In 2012 he was appointed as a Consultant at University Hospital Southampton, specialising in Thoracic Malignancies and in Acute Oncology. He was the Lead for Acute Oncology until 2015 and remains strongly involved in the Acute Oncology Lead team. He is the Chair of the Wessex Strategic Clinical Network Acute Oncology Group and a member of the Wessex SCN Steering Group.

He has an interest in innovative service development and training, acting both as SHO-level Junior Doctor Lead for Cancer Care at UHS and as a Clinical Supervisor for the Macmillan Advanced Nurse Practitioner Training Scheme at UHS. He also has a strong commitment to clinical research and technical radiotherapy development and with the Lung Cancer Clinical Oncology Team at UHS has implemented 4D treatment planning, intensity-modulated image-guided radiotherapy and is leading the development of stereotactic lung radiotherapy. He is leading a project which was recently successful in obtaining a substantial award from The Health Foundation to design and implement an innovative combined radiotherapy and palliative medicine rapid access clinic at UHS.

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