Consultant in Vascular Surgery

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
05 Sep 2017
29 Sep 2017
Vascular surgery
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

We are delighted to advertise a new post for a Consultant in Vascular Surgery at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CUH). This is a whole time post required to support the on-going centralisation of vascular services. 

CUH is the designated arterial centre for a network covering West Suffolk NHS Trust, North West Anglia Foundation Trust (incorporating Peterborough and Hinchingbrooke Hospitals) and part of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King’s Lynn catchment. The overall catchment area is around 1.8m and the unit is a high volume arterial centre performing around 200 aortic interventions, and 100 carotid procedures per annum. 

This post is part of a 9 surgeon unit. There are strong, close, working relationships with Interventional Radiology, with a complex EVAR clinical service, and an established deep venous stenting programme. Dedicated multidisciplinary diabetic foot services are established in CUH, and there is further opportunity to enhance delivery at the spoke hospitals. The unit is supported by an excellent, 5-scientist Vascular Studies Unit, and a large, dedicated Vascular Ward, and a new hybrid operating theatre. 

All the surgeons spend one day at a spoke site. The successful applicant with be based at both CUHFT (80%) and North West Anglia Foundation Trust (incorporating Peterborough and Hinchingbrooke Hospitals) (20%).  

There is an active clinical research programme and many opportunities exist in Cambridge for candidates keen to be involved in research. The hospital is at the heart of the Cambridge Biomedical Campus: Cambridge is a thriving city with a world famous university and excellent cultural and family attractions. 

Applicants are required to be on the GMC Specialist Register or within 6 months of their expected date of receipt of a CCT at the time of interview. 

Applicants must have demonstrable skills in listening, reading, writing and speaking in English that enable effective communication about medical topics with patients and colleagues, as set out in the GMC’s Good Medical Practice (2013). 

Applications are welcomed from those unable to work full time for personal reasons or those wishing to job-share. Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Informal enquiries about this post should be addressed to Mr J Boyle or Mr P Hayes (Box 212), telephone 01223 216992 / 01223 217246. Alternatively via e-mail: or or by clicking the apply button.

Closing date: 29 September 2017