Consultant in Thoracic Surgery (2 Posts)

London (Greater)
21 Sep 2018
15 Oct 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Harefield 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.

The Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust is seeking to appoint two full time Consultant Thoracic Surgeons at Harefield Hospital. These are replacement posts.

You will join the existing team of Consultant Thoracic Surgeons at Harefield which provides a large Lung Cancer programme as well as a comprehensive Thoracic surgical service to parts of North West London and the Home Counties.

Harefield Hospital is also a regional centre for cardiology with a large and very successful Primary Angioplasty Service, a Cardiothoracic Surgery unit with dedicated Cardiac and Thoracic Surgeons and an international centre for heart and heart-lung transplantation. It has approximately 955 staff, and 148 beds with 5 operating theatres and 4 catheter laboratories.

You would be expected to work as part of a thoracic team, that jointly with thoracic surgeon colleagues from the Royal Brompton, forms one of the largest Thoracic Surgical Units in the country.

You will join a department that has a high national and international profile. Therefore you will be encouraged to produce and drive research opportunities.

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 Ms Emma Beddow, Consultant Thoracic Surgeon via email: Alternatively, please contact Nichola Forde, Medical Recruitment Team on 0207 351 8688 or email (

To obtain a copy of the job description, please visit NHS Jobs on Reference Number: 312-CONS-CTS-HH-0918. Please apply for the position using the "Apply for this job" 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: 15 October 2018.
Interview date: 19 November 2018.

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