Consultant in Emergency & Colorectal Surgery with an interest in Emergency General Surgery

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
£76,761 - £103,490
24 Sep 2018
14 Oct 2018
General surgery
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

You are invited for a substantive Consultant post in Colorectal Surgery with an interest in emergency general surgery, based at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge. You will join a current team of 14 GI surgeons providing both elective specialist GI surgery and emergency general surgery, including being a regional Major Trauma Centre. Together with actively contributing to the elective activities of the Departments, the appointee will play a key role in the development and delivery of ambulatory and short stay surgical care within the Digestive Diseases directorate. The proposed 5-weekly timetable would encompass 1week (Monday to Friday) of daytime emergency general surgery activity with the remaining 4 weeks of elective colorectal activity. We also welcome the development of sub-specialty interest within Colorectal Surgery.

Addenbrooke’s is the teaching hospital for the University of Cambridge and is a flagship NHS hospital having achieved NHS Foundation Trust status in July 2004. It has strong international links particularly through the University and it is a World-Class centre for medical research. You will be fully registered with the GMC and ideally have a CCT in General Surgery or be within six months of award of CCT at the time of interview. Applications are welcomed from those unable to work full time for personal reasons or those wishing to job-share.

Informal enquiries about this post should be addressed to Mr Michael Powar (Specialty Lead for Colorectal Surgery) and Mr James Wheeler (Clinical Director for Digestive Diseases) on 01223 216262 or by email: and

Closing date: 14 October 2018.
Interview date: 26 November 2018.

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer.