Locum Consultant T&O Foot & Ankle

Expiring today

Location
Hereford, County of Herefordshire
Posted
18 Jul 2019
Closes
18 Aug 2019
Sector
Hospital
Specialty
Trauma surgery
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Locum
Hours
Full Time

Applications are invited for the post of Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon at Wye Valley NHS Trust.

This is a new post created as part of WVNHST’s continued expansion to maintain waiting times in line with National Targets. The successful candidate will join our team of 9 Consultants having an interest in Foot & Ankle surgery. Ideally, this interest will complement the existing Team

WVNHST runs Hereford County Hospital, a District General Hospital & Trauma Unit serving a population of approximately 230,000 largely from Herefordshire and Powys

Initially the post is for planned for 11 PA’s, subject to negotiation (1.5 SPA; 9.5 DCC)

The successful applicant:

  • · will join the existing foot & Ankle Team which runs a comprehensive T&O service. This is based in Hereford and includes a satellite servicerun at various community hospitals in Herefordshire and Powys
  • · will participate in a general T&O on call rota, currently 1 in 9
  • · will be able to manage common adult & paediatric general orthopaedic emergencies liaising with tertiary/major trauma centres as appropriate
  • · will be expected to participate in departmental activities including audit; clinical governance; research and teaching

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