Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Oldham, Greater Manchester
£77,913 - £105,042
22 Oct 2018
11 Nov 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

The Royal Oldham Hospital

Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology with special interest in either Fetal or Maternal Medicine X 2

Our new Northern Care Alliance NHS Group unites five local hospitals to deliver high quality care across the North East of Greater Manchester. The Alliance provides the benefits of scale but delivers this locally through multiple hospital sites which make up four new Care Organisations – Bury/Rochdale, North Manchester, Oldham and Salford. Using our mantra of ‘Saving lives, Improving lives’, the aim is for our Care Organisations to work closely with the communities they serve to deliver safe, high quality and reliable care, which are trusted, connected and pioneering. 

Our Care Organisations are designed to operate within our group arrangement of hospitals, community and healthcare services which bring together over 17,000staff and the services of The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust and Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust. Our size and geographical reach means we are creating an environment each individual will be inspired and empowered by to be the best they can be. This is a really exciting time to join our new team. 

Care Organisation Information 

The Oldham Care Organisation provides a full range of hospital services including; emergency care, critical care, a comprehensive range of elective and non-elective general medicine (including elderly care) and surgery, a neonatal unit, children and young people’s services, maternity services and a range of outpatient and diagnostic imaging services. 

Oldham Care Organisation promotes a supportive and open culture which is focused on learning and improvement. Since spring 2016, the hospital has made an enormous amount of improvement to its services particularly in Maternity, Critical Care and Urgent and Emergency Services. Inclusivity and team work has been one factor for an improved CQC rating, supporting one another for the benefit of our patients. 

As well as our great working culture, Royal Oldham is a leading hospital service in many ways because it has:

  • One of only three neonatal intensive care units in the area
  • One of the largest ‘hybrid’ theatre suites in Europe providing innovative care to a variety of patients performing over 600 operations a year
  • State of the art on-site pathology service covering the region. Receives 9 million requests for support a year. 

Department and Job Role 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for two substantive consultants to join the team in the Obstetrics & Gynaecology (O&G) Department at The Royal Oldham Hospital. 

As part of a multi-disciplinary team you will deliver a high quality, evidence based service and have continuing responsibility for the care of patients in your charge. With your specialist interest in fetal or maternal medicine you will have the necessary skills and knowledge to provide expert advice in the formulation of patient centred care plans. 

Each post has obstetrics resident night duty responsibility at The Royal Oldham Hospital which is a 1:10 model supported by an O&G non-resident rota. 

You will have ATSM in fetal medicine, maternal medicine or antenatal practice. 

In addition you will have a broad experience in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, hold full registration with the General Medical Council and be on the Specialist Register in Obstetrics & Gynaecology or within six months of entry onto the Specialist register (CCT or equivalent) at the date of interview. 

These are whole time equivalent posts, however we welcome applications from candidates who wish to work full time or part time. 

Team/Departmental Information 

The Directorate management team comprises of: 

Clinical Director - Dr Morag Preston 
Directorate Manager - Mrs Jane Bryan 

The multi-disciplinary team provides a full range of Obstetrics and Gynaecology services, both on an inpatient and outpatient basis. 

The services provided at The Royal Oldham Hospital:

  • Full suite of Inpatient and Outpatient Obstetric Services
  • Elective Gynaecology Services – Inpatient and Day Case
  • Emergency Gynaecology Services – including a Gynaecology Assessment Unit and inpatient ward
  • General Outpatient Gynaecology Services and additionally sub-specialty clinics in Gynaecology, Urogynaecology, Subfertility, Colposcopy and Hysteroscopy. 

It’s an exciting time to join the department and be part of our improvement journey. You will have an ideal opportunity to influence the development of new services during this significant period of change. 

In return you will have identified time for continuing professional development and will be supported to develop specialist interests to align with your career goals. 

Outside of work you can have the best of both worlds as The Royal Oldham Hospital is within easy reach of Manchester City Centre with its vibrant city living and plethora of leisure and social opportunities or alternatively you are minutes away from beautiful countryside villages within easy access of the Lancashire and North Wales coasts or the hills of the Pennines and Lake District – we have it all and so can you! 

Prospective candidates are encouraged to visit the Trust and meet members of the clinical and management team and other senior members of staff. Appointments can be made for a visit at any point prior to the date of interview. 

For further details / informal visits contact: Dr M Preston, Clinical Director on 0161 778 3862 or email: or Dr Gaity Ahmad, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist on 0161 627 8161,email: or Jane Bryan, Directorate Manager, on 07977 206850 or email: 

Applications can be submitted by clicking the apply button and search via reference number: 352-OCO-CONO&G-07.

All communication to applicants will be via the email address provided on your application form and all further correspondence will be through email, therefore please ensure that you regularly check your emails after the closing date for the post. 

Closing Date: 11th November 2018.

Interview Date: TBC. 

We are an equal opportunities employer, positive about disabled people and a no smoking organisation. Oldham Care Organisation 

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