Consultant in Thoracic Surgery

London (Central), London (Greater)
23 Apr 2018
17 May 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 re-search 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.

The Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust is seeking to appoint a full time Consultant Thoracic Surgeon at Royal Brompton Hospital. This post is to substantiate post currently filled by a locum; it is a whole time Consultant in Thoracic Surgery.  

The appointee will provide clinical services in Thoracic Surgery, in accordance with clinical and legal requirements and in keeping with the international role of the Trust.

The appointee would be expected to take part in and maintain a 24 hour service for adults with benign and malignant lesions of lung, mediastinum and pleura with other departments and services and be a multidiscipli-nary lung cancer team member.

The appointee will supervise and deliver clinical and technical education in thoracic surgery and to maintain the international teaching profile of the Trust.  

Applicants 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 Mr Simon Jordan, Lead, Consultant Thoracic Surgeon, via email: or 0207 352 8559.  Alternatively, please contact Nichola Forde, Medical Recruitment Team on 0207 351 8688 or email (

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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: Thursday 17th May 2018. Interview Date: Monday 18th June 2018.