Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Consultant in Respiratory Medicine

Swindon, Wiltshire
£77,913 - £105,042
25 Feb 2019
25 Mar 2019
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The Great Western Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Consultant in Respiratory Medicine              

The Respiratory Service at the Trust is looking to recruit a replacement Consultant. This post presents an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic growing department practicing from a newly built, state of the art 480 bed hospital. You will join the existing 6 Consultants providing respiratory care to our population of 400,000.

The Respiratory department is an integral department within the Division of Unscheduled Care. Respiratory physicians at the Great Western Hospital form part of the acute on call rota admitting acutely unwell general medical patients through our Emergency Department and Acute Assessment Unit. In-patient care is provided on a 35 bedded Respiratory and General Medical ward. Outpatient services are delivered on the main Hospital site. In addition the Department also have a Sleep Service, Lung Cancer Service, Plural Service, Bronchoscopy & EBUS service providing 2 lists per week, a Lung Function Service and CTD ILD monthly clinic.

We are looking for post holders with a special interest in any of the following areas: asthma, interstitial lung disease, lung cancer, pleural disease or sleep and domiciliary ventilation. Post holders will have the opportunity to develop their interest further once in post.

Successful applicants should hold MRCP (UK) or equivalent and should be within 6 months of CCT at the time of interview, or currently hold CCT.

The Great Western Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is located in Swindon. The hospital has excellent travel links, located 5 minutes by car to junction 15 of the M4. The town is on the main rail link between Bristol and London, with travel time to London Paddington within one hour. There is also easy access to surrounding villages within the Cotswolds.

To discuss the post and arrange an informal visit, please contact Dr Anthony Kerry, Respiratory lead on 01793 646146 (Secretary) or email

For more information and to apply please visit job reference 249-MED9990186.