Consultant in Respiratory Medicine

The Royal Oldham Hospital, Manchester
£76,761 - £103,490 PA
26 Feb 2018
24 Mar 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Oldham is located on the outskirts of the vibrant city of Manchester and all it has to offer. It has excellent links by road and rail to the Peak District, Lake District and the Fylde coast.

The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust is one of the largest NHS Trusts in England employing around 9,000 staff and with an operating budget of half a billion pounds. It serves the communities of Bury, North Manchester, Oldham and Rochdale. Operating from four sites; Fairfield General Hospital, North Manchester General Hospital, The Royal Oldham Hospital and Rochdale Infirmary. Our mission statement, "to provide the very best care for each patient on every occasion" is enshrined in our organisational values. Thus Quality Driven, Responsible & Compassionate.

Motivated and forward thinking clinicians are invited to submit an application for the post of Consultant in Respiratory Medicine to join our dynamic team of consultants who are experts in their respective fields. This full time post has arisen due to a replacement post. The main inpatient site of clinical activity will be at The Royal Oldham Hospital, however, the post holder may be required to attend other hospital locations which form part of the Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust.

This is an exciting time to join the Trust due to current and future developments in the region. The Trust works closely with Salford Royal Foundation Trust and with our health and social care partners, including our local NHS commissioners, other providers and local councils across Greater Manchester.

The Respiratory Service at Pennine provides services to a catchment population of 820,000 in the North-East sector of Greater Manchester. As well as dedicated inpatient facilities the team also provides chest clinics supported by specialist nurses and allied health professionals. The service also runs world class specialist services including asthma, lung cancer, interstitial, occupational lung, pleural and sleep clinics. Bronchoscopies, EBUS and thoracoscopy are among the planned investigations that are undertaken. We are looking for highly motivated individuals with a subspecialty interest to complement and enhance the service that we provide.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Georges Ng Man Kwong, Consultant Chest Physician & Clinical Lead on 0161 627 8523, email: or Dr Vinodh Devakumar, Consultant Physician & Clinical Director on 0161 627 8015, email:

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All communications to applicants will be via the email address provided on your application form and all further correspondence will be through email, therefore please ensure that you regularly check your emails after the closing date for this post. You are advised to check Spam and Junk folders as emails can sometimes go to these folders. Although references are not requested until a conditional offer is made, we would be grateful if you could provide us with email addresses for your referees when prompted by the application form.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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