Consultant - Respiratory Medicine

Taunton, Somerset
£77,913 - £105,042 per annum
14 May 2019
28 May 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time



Consultant Respiratory Physicians (2 posts)

Applications are invited for two enthusiastic colleagues to join our six existing Respiratory Physicians in the Somerset Lung Centre. We provide a comprehensive range of in and outpatient respiratory services from excellent facilities. These new posts will support existing services. We would particularly welcome applicants with sub-specialist interests in airways, cough and sleep. Clinical research is actively encouraged and supported in the department as are teaching and training.

The 750 bed hospital is the largest in Somerset and serves a population of 350,000 with an excellent reputation for providing a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and specialist services.

We are at the forefront of Acute NHS Trusts in the UK, with our busy site at Musgrove Park Hospital achieving an overall CQC rating of Good, and Outstanding for care, in addition to the highest GMC score in the South West for doctor training.

Taunton is an attractive market town within easy reach of Exmoor and Dartmoor, the Quantock Hills and two coast lines, including North Devon’s beaches. There are excellent road and rail links to Bristol, Exeter and London.

Musgrove Park can offer you a friendly, great working environment, flexible working packages and a chance to develop, challenge and further your career.


For further details / informal visits contact:

For further information or to arrange a visit please telephone or email Dr Sarah Foster, Associate Medical Director (Medicine) and Consultant Respiratory Physician on 01823 344635.

Please refer to the NHS Jobs website for the job description and person specification. You should also submit a copy of your curriculum vitae. Your curriculum vitae must include your number on the GMC’s Specialist Register/proposed CCT date.


For a full JD and person specification please click 'Apply' 

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