Consultant General Surgeon 

£78,304 - £105,570
02 Jun 2017
07 Jul 2017
General surgery
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Surgical Unit, Dr Gray’s Hospital, Elgin

The Surgical Unit at Dr Gray’s Hospital in Elgin, North East Scotland consists of 5 Consultant General Surgeons and one Associate Specialist with complimentary special interests. The appointment is to replace a retiring Consultant and offers a unique opportunity to practice Surgery in an area of Scotland renowned for its outstanding quality of life. The Hospital has undergone extensive expansion and renovation in recent years, creating an attractive District General Hospital to serve a population of about 132,000. Dr Gray’s Hospital has a Cancer Unit, with excellent clinical networks with the Cancer Centre at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary. Supporting staff include 3 Specialist Trainees, 4 Foundation Doctors and 6 Specialist Nurses. 

The posts require wide experience of Elective and Emergency General Surgery. A special clinical interest apart from Arterial Surgery would be welcomed. Emergency Surgery is a 1:5 rota. The Surgical Unit trains Specialist Trainees, Foundation Doctors and final year Medical Students. 

Dr Gray’s Hospital is situated in Elgin, the county town of Moray. The surrounding area from the Southern shores of the Moray Firth through Strathspey and on to the Grampian mountains is considered to be of outstanding natural beauty. Quality of life is high, with excellent schools, affordable housing and superb recreational facilities. These are full-time posts, however there will be a basic requirement for an additional 2 EPAs. 

Full registration with a licence to practise with the GMC is required. For more information visit:

Those trained in the UK should have evidence of higher specialist training leading to CCT or be within 6 months of confirmed entry from date of interview or eligibility for specialist registration (CESR).

Informal enquiries are most welcome, and may be made by telephone to Mr Robert McIntyre, Consultant Surgeon on 01343 567577, or to Dr David Williams, Clinical Director on 01343 567679. 

To apply please click the apply button and search for Ref No RP16826. 

Closing date 7th July 2017.

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