Consultant in Gastroenterology and General Medicine

Location
Aberystwyth, Ceredigion (Sir Ceredigion)
Posted
20 Apr 2018
Closes
20 May 2018
Ref
100-MED-BGH-003
Sector
Hospital
Career Level
Director
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Bronglais General Hospital

As a consultant in a rural general hospital, the post holder will have the chance to practise a wide range of different aspects of medicine, care for a culturally and sociologically diverse range of patients and develop strong relationships with other healthcare professionals in your team and across the community. There are also opportunities to develop skills in communicating with tertiary centres from a distance and explore the use of telemedicine and to work closely with the Centre for Excellence in Rural Health at Aberystwyth University and Rural Health and Care Wales (RHCW) in developing a clinical model that provides high quality healthcare for the people of Mid Wales.

Bronglais General Hospital in Aberystwyth, Mid Wales is a strategically important provider of 24/7/365 services to the residents of Ceredigion, Powys and Gwynedd in addition to providing services to large student and tourist populations. The Emergency Non Elective model is supported by core general surgery, general medicine, trauma and orthopaedics, obstetrics and gynaecology, paediatric, anaesthetics, ITU and diagnostic services with on call support from Consultants in Medicine, Surgery and Trauma & Orthopaedics and on site 24/7 presence of Consultant Anaesthetists/Intensivists. The hospital has some of the most modern healthcare environments in the UK and is at the end of a 10-year, £43m development programme that has delivered world-class theatres, maternity, laboratory and emergency department facilities which form a solid foundation for the future provision of a full range of surgical and medical services into the future.

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