Consultant in Pulmonary Hypertension and Adult Congenital Heart Disease

London (Central), London (Greater)
£76,761 to £103,490
16 Mar 2018
11 Apr 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

The Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust is renowned nationally and internationally for excellence in diagnosis, treatment and research of patients with cardiothoracic diseases. It is the largest postgraduate specialist heart and lung centre in the United Kingdom with sites in Chelsea, London and Harefield, Middlesex. We strive to develop our staff both personally and professionally to ensure our patients get the first-class service they deserve.

You are invited for the post of Consultant in Pulmonary Hypertension and Adult Congenital Heart Disease. This post is to substantiate post currently filled by a locum; it is a whole time Consultant in Pulmonary Hypertension and Adult Congenital Heart Disease, based at the Royal Brompton Hospital.

You will run daily ward rounds when consultant of the week, including at the weekend, when on call. You will run and supervise consultant-led outpatient clinics including, as required, at Harefield Hospital, in shared care centres and Adult Congenital Heart Disease Clinics. You will provide in-patient, on-call and day case assessment services to adults with pulmonary hypertension, including catheter lab based diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. You may also be required to contribute to the adult congenital on call service. You will accurately collect patients’ data for submission to the National Pulmonary Hypertension Audit and other databases relevant to their field. You will participate in weekly multi-disciplinary team meetings (MDTs) and MDTs with shared care partners. You will supervise and train junior staff allocated to the Pulmonary Hypertension/Adult Congenital Heart Unit, including clinical fellows and specialist trainees.

In addition, the successful applicant’s role is to be involved in facilitating clinical research by interaction with the pulmonary hypertension and adult congenital heart disease research teams. 

You are required to be fully registered Medical Practitioners and must be on the GMC’s Specialist Register or be eligible for admission to the Register within six months from date of interview for the post.

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr John Wort, Clinical Lead for Pulmonary Hypertension - or Dr Vias Markides, Consultant Cardiologist & Divisional Director, RBH Heart Division – Alternatively, please contact Nichola Forde, Medical Recruitment Team on 0207 351 8688 or email (

To obtain a copy of the job description, please click the apply button. Ref: 312-CONS-PH-AC-RBH-0318.  Please complete the online application form and include the full names, work addresses and fax numbers of three clinical referees, one of which must be your current or most recent employer.

Shortlisting details and interview arrangements will be communicated via email, therefore please ensure you check your email account regularly following the closing date. In addition, the Trust will be chasing up references via email so please ensure you include the email addresses and contact numbers for your referees to avoid delay in the recruitment process.

Closing date: 11 April 2018.
Interview date: 30 May 2018.

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