Consultant General Anaesthetist

Crewe, Cheshire
£77,913 - £105,042 per annum
12 Jun 2019
07 Jul 2019
Career Level
Full Time

Leighton Hospital

Applications are invited for a Consultant Anaesthetist at Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. The successful candidate will join a team of 26 Consultants Anaesthetists based at Leighton Hospital in Crewe.
Service Overview. 

There is a ‘state of the art’ theatre and critical care complex together with an
associated reception, recovery rooms and supporting facilities.

This theatre complex comprises of a surgical admission lounge, 8 theatres, and 4 day case theatres.

There is a 24 hour a day emergency theatre and a trauma list each day, with
morning trauma lists at the weekend covered by Consultants.

The Critical Care Unit is an integrated 14 bedded area with 2 isolation rooms
and a suite for visiting relatives. There are 9 Consultants who provide 16 session cover per week for the unit.

There is a nurse-based Outreach Service led by a Consultant nurse, and staffed out of hours by the nurse in charge of the Critical Care Unit.

The Maternity department contains 6 rooms on the Labour Ward and 3 rooms with pools on the Midwifery-Led Unit. There are 2 integrated fully equipped maternity theatres and a 2-bedded recovery area. There are 10 Consultant anaesthetic sessions per week. The hospital cares for more than 2,500 deliveries per annum, with a 10% epidural rate.

There is an acute pain service, (2 acute pain nurses and a Consultant
Anaesthetist) the anaesthetic department cover acute pain out of hours.

There are 2 Consultants with an interest in chronic pain.

Applicants must have full registration with the GMC including a License to
Practice, and be on the Specialist Register (or be within six months of obtaining their Certificate of Completion of Training).

The post are offered on a full-time basis; however, the Trust would welcome
discussion with individuals looking for a more flexible working pattern
to support a different work life balance.

For an informal discussion and further details please contact: Dr Michelle Greene, Clinical Lead for Anaesthesia, Division of Medicine and Emergency Care,

Tel: 01270 612162.

Shortlisted candidates will be expected to visit the department prior to interview.

Please click the apply button to apply for this post.

For further details please contact the Medical Resourcing Department on 01270 273541 or alternatively email

Closing date: 7 July 2019.
Interview date: 6 August 2019.

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