Consultant in Anaesthetics

22 May 2019
19 Jun 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Consultant in Anaesthetics

We are looking to appoint a Consultant Anaesthetist to maintain the provision of Consultant-led anaesthesia services for elective and emergency patients. We are a dynamic friendly department with a high commitment to teaching and training. We receive excellent feedback from our trainees and have high exam pass rates.

There will be approximately 10 PA per week. 1.5 will be SPA; 1 for general administration, attendance at audit, job planning and appraisal; 0.5 will be for development in to the Consultant role. Further SPA may be available subject to negotiation and departmental need. 1.4 DCC PA are attributable to the on call and the remaining for anaesthetic services (1.25 PA per list).

The on-call commitment is currently on a 2:22 basis (1.4 PA per week). This alternates between the Blackburn and Burnley sites. The Blackburn site is the acute site with ED and all general emergencies. The Burnley site on call is for Obstetrics and Gynaecology emergencies requiring anaesthesia.

The special interest for this position will be perioperative medicine

The job plans are indicative and subject to change as the service demands. There may also be changes associated with “NHS Services, Seven Days a Week”.

The department takes trainees from the North West School of Anaesthesia. Teaching and training are high priorities within the department and all Consultants are expected to contribute to this.


For further details / informal visits contact:

For further information please contact: Dr Sarah Clarke (Clinical Director for Anaesthesia) on 01254 733744.

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