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Dr Joel Newman is a specialist in the study of blood - a Consultant Haematologist. He trained at Guy's and St.Thomas' Hospitals in London, and has worked throughout the South East of England, including specialist training in Haematology at King's College Hospital. Professionally he is a member of the Royal College of Physicians and a Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists. He is an author of several textbook sections on Haematology, and Deputy Editor for the Journal of Medical Case Reports, an international medical journal. He is a Specialist Advisor to the Care Quality Commission, and has been involved in the Education and Training of new Haematologists via the London Deanery and the Royal College of Pathologists. He is Chair of the East Sussex Division of the British Medical Association. He founded and is Editor of the Haem Trainee magazine across the UK. He is a substantive Consultant Haematologist and Specialty Lead for Pathology at East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust, based at Eastbourne District General Hospital.
Areas of interest
Diagnosis and treatment of blood cancers including chemotherapy administration (leukaemia, myeloma, lymphoma); anaemia; iron deficiency; bleeding disorders; unexplained blood clots; myelodysplastic syndromes, myeloproliferative disorders (polycythaemia, essential thrombocythaemia, myelofibrosis); bone marrow aspirate and biopsy; investigation of excessive fatigue and tiredness; monitoring of anticoagulation including warfarin and newer anticoagulants;
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Haematologist and Specialty Lead for Pathology at East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust, based at Eastbourne.
General malignant and non-malignant haematology with a focus on patient-relevant outcomes, particularly in the treatment of leukaemia and lymphoma.
Personal interests include information technology, listening to and playing music, sports, and family pursuits.
Several chapters in 100 Cases in Medical Data Interpretation by Gainsborough and Howlett (Hodder Arnold)
Courses offered to GPs
'Blood disorders' and 'Interpretation of Blood Results' or any bespoke topic can be arranged for other health professionals.
- Fellowship of the Royal College of Pathologists (FRCPath) Royal College of Pathologists UK 2013
- Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) Royal Colleges of Physicians UK 2009
- Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MB BS) King's College London 2004
- Bachelor of Science in Anatomy with Biomedical Sciences King's College London 2001
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Chair of East Sussex Division British Medical Association 2014
Affiliations / memberships
British Society of Haematology
European Haematology Association
British Medical Association
- BMI The Esperance Hospital, BN21 3BG
- 18:00 - 20:00
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- Nuffield Health Tunbridge Wells Hospital, TN2 4UL
- 09:00 - 12:00
- 01323 337777
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Phone number - 07949 897533