Consultant Obstetrics – special interest in Fetal Medicine
UHB is one of the largest teaching hospital trusts in England, serving a regional, national, and international population.
Our multiple sites, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Solihull Hospital and Community Services, Good Hope
Hospital in Sutton Coldfield and Birmingham Chest Clinic allow people to be treated as close to home as possible.
We see and treat more than 2.2 million people every year across our sites and our hospitals deliver more babies than anywhere else in Europe.
We are a regional centre for cancer, bone marrow transplants, trauma, renal dialysis, burns and plastics, HIV and AIDS, as well as respiratory conditions like cystic fibrosis; thoracic surgery and have the largest solid organ transplantation programme in Europe.
We provide a series of highly specialist cardiac, liver and neurosurgery services to patients from across the UK.
We are world-renowned for our trauma care and have developed pioneering surgical techniques in the management of ballistic and blast injuries, including bespoke surgical solutions for previously unseen injuries. We are a designated a Level 1 Trauma Centre and host of the UK’s only £20m National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Surgical Reconstruction and Microbiology Research Centre (SRMRC).
We have over 20,000 members of staff and we are committed to investing in their development and their health and wellbeing.
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
The Obstetrics and Gynaecology service at Birmingham Heartlands, Good Hope and Solihull is one of the largest services in the UK and is part of the Birmingham Local Maternity System which also includes Birmingham Women’s & Children’s Hospital. The service is recruiting to three vacancies created by promotion and retirement and seeks to consolidate its excellent Fetal Medicine service and capabilities in laparoscopic gynaecological surgery.
The Trust is committed to delivering the highest quality obstetric and gynaecological services to large, diverse communities across Birmingham, Solihull and Sutton Coldfield. The obstetric service delivers over 10,000 women per year and works collaboratively with a multi professional team, medical specialities and intensivists to deliver a range of specialist services. There is a commensurate large gynaecology workload with different sub-specialties including uro-gynaecology, fertility and early pregnancy loss.
The successful candidates will join a highly experienced, motivated and dynamic team of 34 consultants working across the three hospital sites of Birmingham Heartlands, Solihull Good Hope and engage in robust clinical governance and undergraduate and postgraduate training and education. Participation in research is expected and we have an active research group linked to the universities of Warwick and Birmingham.
The post is 10 Programmed activities with on-call for Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Birmingham Heartlands Hospital and will participate in the Obstetrics Labour Ward on-site presence until 2300 hours and out of hours On-Call and gynaecology On-Call.
The successful applicant will play a key role in the ultrasound diagnosis of fetal abnormality and normality, including invasive testing when necessary, the ongoing surveillance of fetal wellbeing, particularly in the presence of fetal growth restriction, the planning and timing of delivery in these patients and in working as part of a multidisciplinary team to develop and maintain excellent clinical performance of the fetal medicine unit
For any informal meetings or discussions, please contact Mr Richard Kennedy, Deputy Divisional Director, Women’s and Children’s/Clinical Director, Obstetrics and Dr Pratima Gupta, Clinical Director, Gynaecology on 0121 424 7786 or email firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com
Any queries please contact the Medical Workforce Team on (0121) 424 8993.
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Closing date 18th October 2018.
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