Consultant in Infectious Diseases & General Internal Medicine

Bristol (City Centre), City of Bristol
£76,761 - £103,490
20 Sep 2018
06 Nov 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

North Bristol NHS Trust is a progressive and ambitious teaching and research organisation, and a specialist regional centre for major trauma, neurosciences, plastics and burns, orthopaedics and renal services. With a turnover of £550m and 8,000 staff, our clinical teams have built a strong reputation for exceptional healthcare, personally delivered. We are working together to create the environment for exceptional healthcare – our acute services moved into a brand new, £430 million state of the art Brunel Building in May 2014. This 800 bed hospital at the Southmead site offers some patients single rooms with en-suite facilities, greatly improving privacy and dignity and helping to control the spread of infections. At the heart of what we do is a caring and compassionate workforce.

This is a replacement post, the consultant will be responsible for up to 16 beds, including 6 isolation beds on a specialist unit. The consultant will work in conjunction with an existing consultant who is split 50:50 with the Medical Admissions Unit and a Medical Microbiology Consultant. There are up to 8 Microbiology/ID trainees rotating through the department. The post is full time (10 PA’s) with a further PA for Medicine on call.

This is an exciting time to come to Infectious Diseases at NBT. We are looking to enhance Infection Sciences at NBT. There is an integrated Infection Sciences department in pathology, in new purpose built facilities. This has a national and an international reputation. There are many opportunities for co working that can be established, allowing the post holders will have the chance to set up the service as they would like. Please see application pack for further details.

Applicants are required to be on the Specialist Register for Infectious disease and General Internal Medicine, have CCT in Infectious Disease and General Internal Medicine or be within six months of obtaining it by the interview date. Full Registration with the GMC is essential. The post is based Southmead Hospital. The Trust has teaching status and is linked with the University of Bristol and the University of the West of England. The appointee will be required to reside not more than 30 minutes travel by road from Southmead Hospital, Bristol, for on-call purposes. Experience and familiarity with UK hospital systems and their practices or equivalent is essential. The successful candidate will be employed under Terms & Conditions of Service for Consultants (England) 2003. Further details available from:

Dr Mark Gompels Consultant Immunology and HIV, Clinical Lead, Infectious Diseases. Consultant Dr Kiaran Flanagan, Clinical Director for Medicine, Tel: 0117 950 5050.

Closing date: 06/11/18

Interview date: 11/12/18

Please note:

CV’s are not used in the shortlisting process. If you are shortlisted your CV will be made available to the Formal and Informal interview panel.

For Consultant expenses related to this post, please refer to the document on NHS Jobs


For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Mark Gompels Consultant Immunology and HIV, Clinical Lead, Infectious Diseases. Tel 0117 950 5050

Consultant Dr Kiaran Flanagan, Clinical Director for Medicine, Tel: 0117 950 5050.

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