Consultant In Emergency Medicine

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
£76,001 to £102,465 p.a.
03 Apr 2017
30 Apr 2017
Emergency medicine
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for three Consultant posts in the Emergency Medicine department at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, part of Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

These posts are to support the existing consultants in delivering a high quality Emergency Medicine service.

Addenbrooke’s Hospital has been commissioned as the Major Trauma Centre for the East of England Regional Major Trauma Network and has been operating as such since April 2012. The Emergency Department provides the support to the trauma network and manages all major trauma patients from the East of England region and hospitals.

We are a very friendly, innovative Emergency Department and Cambridge is a great place to live and work. There are 20 Emergency Medicine consultants and 3 Acute Paediatric Consultant and the department treat over 110,000 patients every year.

There is Consultant shop-floor presence from 0800-0200, 7 days a week and there are plans for extensions and 24/7 Consultant presence in the future. With the advent of the East of England Major Trauma Centre we receive both primary and secondary transfers of multiply injured patients from around the whole of the Eastern Region and operate the Trauma network co-ordination. 
Applications are invited from individuals fulfilling the personal specification of the posts. We welcome application from individuals who have specialist interest in Paediatric Emergency Medicine & Pre-Hospital Emergency Medicine. 

Applicants must have the ability to offer expert clinical opinion on a range of problems including major trauma management and be able to take full and independent responsibility for the clinical care of patients. 

In order to be considered for Consultant posts, applicants must be on the GMC Specialist Register or be eligible for entry onto the Register or be within six months of receipt of Certificate of Completion of Training in Emergency Medicine (CCT) at the time of interview.

For further details/informal visits contact Dr Vazeer Ahmed, Specialty Lead for Emergency Medicine on 01223 245151 or

To apply, please click the apply button and search for reference: 180-CON-2191

Closing date for applications: 30 April 2017.