Consultant Acute Physician
This is a replacement post joining a team of three Consultants responsible for the provision of Acute Medical services at the Princess of Wales Hospital.
The team of Consultants in Acute Medicine provides a pivotal role in providing timely access to emergency medical care for the population.
There is a dedicated Acute Medical Unit (AMU) for GP referred patients with assessment space and a short stay inpatient area. The team runs the Ambulatory Care Unit which has outpatient and trolley-based areas for assessment/ treatment as well as providing support to other medical staff in managing patients referred to medicine within the Emergency Department.
The Medical Directorate provides specialty care within the hospital, covering specialties including Respiratory Medicine, Gastroenterology, Diabetes and Endocrinology, Stroke Medicine, Cardiology and Care of the Elderly. 2
The Princess of Wales Hospital has been designated as a Regional Hospital under the South Wales Programme, and provides a wide range of surgical, orthopaedic, dermatology, women and child health and mental health services. There is a full Consultant–led Emergency Department and Intensive Care Unit. The hospital provides care for the Bridgend and Western Vale of Glamorgan areas.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Dr John Hounsell, Clinical Lead, Acute Medicine
Dr Matthew Jones, Clinical Director, Emergency Department
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