Consultant in Respiratory Medicine with expertise in Severe Asthma

Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
£77,913 to £105,042
Posted
28 Jun 2019
Closes
19 Jul 2019
Ref
312-RBH-RESP-6620
Sector
Hospital
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Royal Brompton Hospital

The Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust is renowned nationally and internationally for excellence in diagnosis, treatment and research of patients with cardiothoracic diseases. It is the largest postgraduate specialist heart and lung centre in the United Kingdom with sites in Chelsea, London and Harefield, Middlesex. We strive to develop our staff both personally and professionally to ensure our patients get the first-class service they deserve.

Within the Trust we have expertise in the treatment of severe asthma including systematic assessment and the use of novel biologic therapies, bronchial thermoplasty, occupational asthma, allergy, unexplained dyspnoea and upper airway conditions

The Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust is seeking to appoint a Consultant in Respiratory Medicine with Expertise in Severe Asthma.

This post is a new post; it is a whole time Consultant in Respiratory Medicine with Expertise in Severe Asthma.

The appointees will join two severe asthma expert physicians to provide specialist severe asthma management, which has been commissioned by NHS England

The appointees will rotate with a second full-time asthma consultant on a one-month alternating timetable providing in-patient ward-based cover for patients with severe asthma and allied airway conditions. Applicants are required to be fully registered Medical Practitioners and must be on the GMC’s Specialist Register or be eligible for admission to the Register within six months from date of interview for the post.

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr James Hull, Care Group Lead, Asthma and Allergy via email (j.hull@rbht.nhs.uk) or Professor Andrew Menzies-Gow, Clinical Director Lung Division/Deputy Medical Director via email (a.menzies-gow@rbht.nhs.uk) Alternatively, please contact Sophia White, Medical Recruitment Team on 0207 351 8688 or email (s.white3@rbht.nhs.uk)

To obtain a copy of the job description, please click the apply button. Please apply for the position using the "Apply for this job" button. Please complete the online application form and include the full names, work addresses and numbers of minimum three clinical referees within the last three years, one of which must be your current or most recent employer.

Shortlisting details and interview arrangements will be communicated via email, therefore please ensure you check your email account regularly following the closing date. In addition, the Trust will be chasing up references via email so please ensure you include the email addresses and contact numbers for your referees to avoid delay in the recruitment process.

Closing date: Friday 19th July 2019. Interview date: Wednesday 9th October 2019.

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