Substantive Consultant in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine

Birmingham, West Midlands
09 Aug 2017
04 Sep 2017
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

The Department of Paediatric Respiratory Medicine and Cystic Fibrosis

1 WTE-10PAs

This is a substantive post (1 WTE) developed as a result of retirement of one of the current six Consultants. The post holder will cover most aspects of respiratory medicine and Cystic fibrosis (CF), with scope to develop a particular interest in CF.

The Department of Respiratory Medicine and Cystic Fibrosis is staffed by 6 Consultants (5.3 whole-time equivalents, all in substantive positions), 4 trainee (ST2-8) doctors and 2 fellows within an expanding, dynamic multi-disciplinary team. The department provides a comprehensive clinical tertiary service for respiratory and cystic fibrosis patients from most of the West Midlands, and specialist input to a large number of paediatric sub-speciality services. The team actively participates in research activities and there are further exciting research developments planned.

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Birmingham Children’s Hospital is a dedicated children's hospital providing secondary level paediatric services for the City of Birmingham, and a full range of tertiary level services for the West Midlands region (population 5.2m). Many of its specialist services extend their referral base beyond the regional boundaries. It also hosts a number of national services. There is an active research and paediatric training programme within the hospital.

Applicants should be on the General Medical Council’s Specialist Register for Paediatric Respiratory Medicine, or be eligible for entry onto the Register or be within 6 months of this at the time of interview. The successful applicant would start in January 2018.

Interested applicants are encouraged to contact Dr Priti Kenia (Clinical Lead for Respiratory Medicine, or Dr. Maya Desai ( to arrange a visit (Tel: 0121 333 8205/8202-sec).

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Closing Date: 4th September 2017