Consultant in Emergency Medicine (Permanent)

Chertsey, Surrey
21 Mar 2018
22 Apr 2018
Emergency medicine
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time


We are a high performing acute Trust delivering well in respect of our operational performance targets and on track to deliver a significant financial surplus in 2016/17. We have exciting healthcare strategies and plans to provide leading edge models of care in North Surrey, with circa £230m turnover and 3,700 staff, across 2 sites. We are also partnered with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, working with us to meet our ambition to enable and empower clinical leaders to transform care.

Our recent achievements include:

  • CQC rated ‘Good’
  • CHKS Top 40 hospital for consecutive years and finalist in the CHKS Quality of Care Awards 2016
  • 2016 HSJ Provider of the Year finalist, and shortlisted last year for HSJ Board of the Year and HSJ CEO of the Year
  • Suzanne, our CEO, is an inspirational and highly talented leader, recognised in HSJ Top 50 CEO ranking in 2016
  • Awards for our innovative approaches to staff engagement and improvement including:
  • Winners in a number of categories at the 2015 at the national WOW! Staff recognition & service awards
  • Winners in 2016 national WOW! Awards
  • Best Schwartz Round innovator award


We are based in Surrey, junction 11 of the M25 just 25 minutes by car from South West London and connected by train to London Waterloo. We are based close to Heathrow and Gatwick airports, Ashford and St Peter’s is well placed to offer staff the best of both worlds, located in a more rural setting but with easy access to the city. The local area has a lot to offer, from a range of leisure activities to highly rated schools.


Our ED operates a 24 hour service for adult and paediatric patients, seeing approximately 96,000 attendances annually. We are a Trauma Unit linked to the Major Trauma Centre (MTC) at St. George’s Hospital.

We pride ourselves on the high level of clinical interventions and range of services provided. St. Peter’s Hospital was an early participant in the NHS Institute of Innovation and Improvement’s Ambulatory Emergency Care programme in the South East Coast, and continues to develop its provision of ambulatory emergency care. We also have further plans to expand our Clinical Decision Unit.

The Consultant Team is friendly and enthusiastic, with a hands-on approach to patient care and excellent relationships with the Trust’s inpatient speciality teams. We have complete engagement in the leadership and management of the department and are very well supported to pursue special interests, with many opportunities to professionally develop and lead projects.

Applicants to this post are required to be fully registered on the GMC’s Specialist Register, or be eligible within six months from the date of interview.

This is a real opportunity for an individual to join a forward thinking and vibrant team who have an ethos to continually improve. We have a proposed new Urgent Care build in 2 years’ time which is an exciting prospect. Successful applicants will be able to make a valuable contribution to this new venture.


For more information or for an informal discussion, please contact Dr Sriram Thillainayagam (Specialty Lead) on 07940 808437/ or Andrea Lewis, Associate Director of Operations (Emergency Care) on 01932 726119/ or Katie Green (HR Business Partner) on 01932 726826/

Please submit your application by clicking the Apply button, reference number: 323-LD511.

Closing date: 22 April 2018.

Interview date: 11 May 2018.

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