Consultants in Diagnostic Radiology - 4 posts

West Midlands Region
YC72 (£77,913 - £105,042)
12 Feb 2019
05 Mar 2019
Career Level
Contract Type

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Consultants in Diagnostic Radiology (ANY subspecialty interests can be accommodated in particular Cardiothoracics, GI, Head and Neck, MSK Paediatrics, and Urology)


“Right now we are building our future”


We are seeking to recruit enthusiastic, innovative and progressive Consultant Radiologists to join our Imaging Consultant team at an exciting time for the department. We can accommodate any subspecialty interests but in particular in Cardiothoracics, Head and Neck, MSK and Paediatrics.


We aspire to provide a proactive and responsive radiology service that has positive impact on patient care. We have ambitious plans, but with additional investment in the department secured by the executive team to realise this goal, and with the right team, we look forward to achieving this.


The Trust has a strong leadership programme and supports consultants with aspirations in management. If you are interested in developing your management skills you may be interested in applying for one of or newly created specialty lead roles.


You would join our large, dynamic team of 27 Consultant Radiologists working at Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals who are developing new ways of working (separating inpatient and outpatient flow) and working with clinicians in other specialties to further improve patient pathways and with outsourcing support to maintain our ambitious report turnaround times.


We will have rolled out home reporting by 1st April 2019 giving you the opportunity to home report as part of your DCC.


We have a Managed Equipment Service ensuring seamless replacement of old equipment with new, top of the range scanners. We have recently acquired a Fusion USS scanner through this contract, and 2 new CT scanners and 1 MRI scanner will be installed this year.


We have also recently acquired a new PACS (Merge PACS) and are working with developers to advance the use of Artificial Intelligence to enhance the radiology service and department flow.



The Consultant Radiologists work on both main sites, City Hospital, Birmingham and Sandwell General Hospital and will also work at the state of the art 670 bed Midland Metropolitan Hospital which will open in 2022 and will bring together all acute services onto one site.


The Trust offers a competitive relocation package.


For an informal discussion please contact Nicola Plunkett, Imaging department PA on 0121 507 3929/6881 and ask to speak to: Dr Sarah Yusuf, Group Director for Imaging, Dr John Morlese, Clinical Director – Diagnostic Radiology or the relevant subspecialty consultants via Nicola Plunkett.


The department are holding a open event on 4th March 2019 for any candidates who are interested in applying at the Trust. Timetable as follows:

13:00 at Sandwell Hospital - Meet Consultants followed by a tour of the department

1500 travel to City Hospital

1530 at City Hospital - Meet Consultants followed by a tour of the department

1630 - travel to MMH 

1700 - MMH Welcome Dinner

If you are interested in attending please and If you would like to meet the team and see the department and new hospital please contact Nicola Plunkett on 0121 507 3929/6881 or email by Thursday 28th February 2019.


Previous applicants will not be considered.


CLOSING DATE: 5th March 2019


INTERVIEW DATE: 19th March 2019


A special welcome dinner is being arranged at Midland Metropolitan Hospital to allow prospective candidates to meet members of the imaging team, executive team and some senior clinicians w/c 25 February, date to confirmed.



Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust is committed to equality of opportunity and is a no smoking organisation.

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