MY EXPERIENCE

Consultant Radiation Oncologist

January 2022 to Current

CONSULTANT ONCOLOGIST LANCASHIRE TEACHING HOSPITALS NHS

Lancashire teaching NHS Trust, treating gynaecological malignancies with advanced radiotherapy and concurrent chemotherapy, for cervix, endometrial, vulval and vaginal cancers.

Medical Appraiser for annual professional appraisals

July 2018 to January 2022

CONSULTANT ONCOLOGIST THE CHRISTIE MANCHESTER

  • Proton radiotherapy National service for Sarcoma tumours


  • Neuro-Oncology, Gliomas, Pituitary, Meningiomas, Skull base tumours. Radiotherapy and Chemotherapy. 


  • Sarcoma Photon Radiotherapy


  • Stereotactic radiosurgery for brain metastases and Vestibular Schwannomas


  • Educational Trainee Supervisor


September 2014 -March 2018

CONSULTANT ONCOLOGIST LANCASHIRE TEACHING HOSPITALS NHS

  • Neuro-Oncology service, radiotherapy and chemotherapy

  • Stereotactic radiosurgery, for brain metastases

  • Lymphoma radiotherapy and chemotherapy

  • Acute Oncology

  • Clinical education supervisor

August 2009 to August 2014

SPECIALIST REGISTRAR TRAINEE, NORTHWEST DEANERY

I completed specialist clinical oncology training over 5 years at The Christie Cancer hospital Manchester and Lancashire Teaching hospitals. This included training across all oncology disease sites, with emphasis on gynaecology, neuro-oncology, lymphoma, sarcoma, SRS, head and neck.
Training at Addenbrookes Cambridge also included. Royal College of Radiologist travelling fellowship to MD Anderson Proton centre, Texas.
During this period he entered examinations and was successfully invited to the Fellowship of the Royal college of Radiologists (Oncology), FRCR.

July 2004  to July 2009

JUNIOR TRAINING, HOSPITAL MEDICINE

After completing his medical degree at Imperial College London, UK, Dr Kennedy completed extensive hospital medicine training at St Marys Paddington, Hillingdon hospital, Royal Berkshire Reading and South Manchester University Hospitals. He rotated through acute medicine, emergency medicine, care of the elderly, cardiology, anaesthetics, intensive care, respiratory medicine, orthopaedics, general surgery and oncology. An exciting early start to his medical career at some of the countries best teaching hospitals.
During this time Dr Kennedy achieved membership of the Royal College of Physicians London, MRCP.

September 1998 to July 2004

MEDICAL SCHOOL

Dr Kennedy had a fantastic medical school education and training at Imperial College, university of London, training at some of the best London hospitals, including Charing Cross, St Marys, Chelsea and Westminster. London offered a wealth of medical experience and offered fantastic foundations for a career in Medicine. Dr Kennedy completed a 10 week elective in Plastic and Reconstructive surgery at Groote Schuur Hospital Cape Town South Africa.
During this period he also was awarded a First class Science degree from Imperial College in Immunology and Pathology.