Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

Shrewsbury, Shropshire
30 Jan 2019
21 Feb 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you looking for an interesting and rewarding job with good work-life balance in a stunningly beautiful rural location within easy reach of the West Midlands conurbation?  If so, we would like to welcome you to join our friendly, supportive, Obstetrics & Gynaecology team, working in close collaboration with our forward thinking team of 14 existing Consultants.

We are looking for a Consultant to join our expanding Department supporting 560,000 people in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and Mid-Wales.

The post

Obstetrician & Gynaecologist - with an interest in Ambulatory care

Applications are invited for a substantive Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist post at the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust. 

The post will involve:

General Antenatal and Gynaecology clinics

Gynaecology theatre

Ambulatory care

Both Obstetrics & Gynaecology on calls (non-resident on calls overnight)

A keen interest in governance or leadership would be welcomed as part of your SPA duties.

The Department

The Shrewsbury and Telford NHS Trust is a forward thinking Trust which acknowledges both our strengths and our weaknesses. These posts will strengthen our Obstetrics and Gynaecology team and lead the services going forward. The posts are for 10 PA’s which comprise 8 DCC’s and 2 SPA’s with the option of further flexible Professional Activity sessions.

You will be joining a team of 14 Consultants in a busy secondary care Trust in Shropshire.  The Trust is comprised of two main hospitals 17 miles apart, the Princess Royal Hospital in Telford and the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital  in Shrewsbury.

The Consultant obstetric unit and in-patient gynaecology unit along with ambulatory care and outpatient services are based at the Princess Royal Hospital in Telford. The video-urodynamics department is based at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital.  In addition there are video-urodynamic facilities, gynaecology clinics and day surgery at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital.  A small number of clinics are also conducted in the community setting throughout Shropshire and Mid Wales.

Medical Staff

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology is staffed with 14 full-time Consultants, 2 full time Associate Specialists, 6 Specialty Doctors, 6 ST3+ trainees, 7 ST1/2 trainees and 2 FY1s.

We want you to find out more about the department and our hospitals, and we invite you to contact us with any questions you may have and you can also arrange to visit the department for our open day on Monday 25 February 2019 from 10:00 until 15:30 (lunch will be provided) please call Ellie Lee PA to Women and Children's Care Group on 01952 641222 Ext 5994 or email: to confirm your attendance.

To apply for this post please visit

Mr Martyn Underwood, CD for Gynaecology, martyn.underwood@nhs.netMr

Adam Gornall, CD Obstetrics,

Mr Andrew Tapp, CGMD,

Post Reference Number: 223-MC422

Closing Date: Thursday 21 February 2019 (Midnight)


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