Consultant in Radiology

London (Central), London (Greater)
11 Jun 2018
03 Jul 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Royal Brompton Hospital

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.

Applications are invited for the post of Consultant in Radiology. This post is a whole-time replacement post to lead the paediatric radiology services of the Royal Brompton (paediatric respiratory medicine, cardiology, cardiothoracic surgery and intensive care. 

The post holder will be the trust lead for congenital heart disease radiology.

The post holder will also support paediatric respiratory medicine service through a lead role in the weekly paediatric respiratory MDT meetings and through daily reviews of imaging from national and international referrals for childhood interstitial lung diseases and other unusual pathologies.

Furthermore, the post will support the cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery departments through protocolling and reporting paediatric and adult cardiovascular CT examinations, ranging from neonatal coronary imaging to post treatment re-assessment after complex congenital heart surgery in children and adults.

Regular cardiology MDT meetings are a routine part of service provision, integrating the results of a range of imaging tests into patient care, especially cardiac CT studdies that are performed on a daily basis.

The post holder will also be responsible for the provision and supervision of general paediatric imaging, including paediatric intensive care imaging. There is a particular need for on-going specialist cranial ultrasound provision for our paediatric cardiac and ECMO patients and for support of regular paediatric intensive care radiology meetings.

The post holder will be able to support adult thoracic, cardiovascular and general CT. An interest in acute neuroimaging would be an advantage. Provision of basic thoracic intervention is also required (chest drain insertion and biopsy provision).

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 Prof Simon Padley, Director of Radiology, via email: or contact via his PA/Secretary: Ms. Pamela Williams via email: p.williams2@rbht.nhs.u​k direct telephone: 020 7351 8381. 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. 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: Tuesday 3rd July 2018. Interview date: Monday 30th July 2018.

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