Consultant in Emergency Medicine

Stevenage, Hertfordshire
£76,761 to £103,490
03 Jul 2017
23 Jul 2017
Emergency medicine
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for a Consultant in Emergency Medicine. This is a substantive appointment based at Lister Hospital in Stevenage. The post comprises 11.5 indicative programmed activities (PAs) including on-call commitment.

This is an excellent opportunity within the Emergency Medicine department at East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust. The emergency services are provided through the Lister Hospital in Stevenage, within an hour’s driving distance and 25 minutes by train from both London and Cambridge. This is an opportunity to join the enthusiastic, dynamically progressing and forward thinking modern Emergency Medicine team. The department has new attendances in excess of 100,000 patients per annum.

There is a separate dedicated Children’s Emergency Department open 24-hours. The hospital also receives patients from the Hertfordshire Air Ambulance service and is a local trauma unit for the major trauma centre at Addenbrookes. The departments has 24-hour middle grade cover.

Following the investment of £150 million in major new facilities at the Lister, along with a £30 million New QEII hospital built by the local clinical commissioning group, the East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust has brought together all its specialist emergency and inpatient services at the Stevenage hospital site. As a result Lister hospital has 24 hour cover for all the allied specialties of a large DGH on site improving the emergency care patient pathway including: Primary PCI, Stroke thrombolysis with stroke specialty cover 24/7, emergency endoscopy, dialysis unit on site, McMillian chemotherapy unit, interface geriatricians, vascular surgery, plastic surgeons, ENT surgeons, critical care, designated respiratory HDU, women’s and children.

Applicants must be on the Specialist Register, or be within 6 months of doing so, at the time of interview. Applications from those wishing to work part-time or job share are welcomed.

Reasons to work in Hertfordshire

  • £10,000 Recruitment and retention premia
  • London is 20 minutes away by train, Stevenage is serviced by east coast line fast trans to destinations which include London, York and Edinburgh
  • Superb location to live, including rural villages such as Ware and Hitchin within easy distance to travel to work
  • Attractive relocation package
  • The opportunity for Consultants to present and exchange ideas with other key opinion leaders within the UK and overseas
  • We have a strong relationship with our junior team and would welcome someone with an interest in an education lead to strengthen this function

Applicants wishing to arrange an informal visit, please contact Dr Junaid Qazi, the Clinical Director, through his Personal Assistant Sharon parks (, on the telephone number 01438 28 (ext 6376). It is imperative that you also attach your CV to your application as this is an integral part of the application process. Dependent on the number of applications, we may not contact you if you fail to do so. Please ensure to supply the names and addresses of referees. This must cover a period of 3 years with no gaps, one of whom must be your current employer.

To apply online, please click the apply button

Closing date for completed applications: 23rd July 2017.

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