Consultant in Critical Care Medicine

London (Central), London (Greater)
23 May 2018
10 Jun 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

(10 PAs)

The advertised position is for a Substantive consultant post in Critical Care Medicine, based in the Adult Critical Care Unit (ACCU) at The Royal London Hospital. The service forms part of the Surgery Division. You are invited from doctors in any specialty with appropriate training and qualifications in critical care medicine (anaesthetists, physicians, surgeons or emergency medicine doctors). It is expected that applicants have advanced training in critical care medicine as defined by the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine (FICM) or provide evidence of similar experience. 

The Royal London Hospital (RLH) is a major trauma centre and tertiary referral centre for neurosciences (including a hyper-acute stroke centre), renal medicine, hepatology, vascular and hepato-biliary surgery. The hospital provides acute general medical and surgical services (including obstetrics) for the local population; it has a busy emergency department where over 170,000 patients a year are seen.  

This post offers an opportunity to join a team of seventeen intensivists running one of the busiest critical care units in London and gain experience at consultant level.  We have a 44 bedded unit, consisting of a mixture of level 2 and 3 beds used flexibly depending on demand. About 2,000 patients are admitted to the ACCU each year, approximately 25% of whom have trauma related injuries. Additional service provision includes critical care outreach, sessions on the Renal High Dependency Unit and a follow-up clinic. We also have a busy and expanding research department. 

Applicants must hold an appropriate CCT or be within 6 months of obtaining this at the time of interview or be on the Specialist Register.  

Base speciality sessions can be arranged following discussions.

Enquiries should be made to: Dr Peter Shirley, Clinical Lead for the ACCU Dr Marie Healy, Surgery Divisional Director:

To arrange an informal visit please contact Ms Angela Vai via email: or by telephone on 020 35940345.

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Closing date: 10 June 2018.