Locum Consultant in Respiratory & General Medicine
The trust is seeking to appoint a Locum Consultant in Respiratory and General medicine. This post is primarily based on the Basingstoke site as a replacement due to change of circumstances. The Respiratory Department is highly successful and nationally renowned. Each of the existing consultants has a strong general Respiratory background with subspecialty interests in lung cancer, mesothelioma, sleep disordered breathing, non-invasive ventilation, pulmonary physiology, interstitial lung disease, broncoscopy and EBUS, medical thoracoscopy, copd and asthma. Both Winchester and Basingstoke sites are supported by a visiting Thoracic surgeon. The respiratory wards accommodate a proportion of general medical patients which all consultants in the department look after.
The post holder will be expected to cross cover clinics and other clinical procedures.
On each site, in addition to the Consultant staff there are currently 2 specialist registrars on the firm , 2 CMTs and 2/3 FY1’s. Four respiratory nurse specialists are based on each site, covering lung cancer, sleep, TB, and airways disease services.
Any successful applicant will be involved in the regional/departmental teaching programmes.
The pulmonary physiology department offers basic and specialist tests including bronchial provocation and cardiopulmonary exercise testing. Bronchoscopy services are performed within our endoscopy unit, one list a week on each site. Facilities are available for xray screening. Medical thoracoscopy is performed on the Winchester site with plans to commence on the Basingstoke site imminently. There is a fortnightly EBUS list on each site.