Locum Consultant In Respiratory Medicine

Birmingham, United Kingdom

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15 MONTH FIEXED TERM RESPIRATORY CONSULTANT UHB is one of the largest teaching hospital trusts in England, serving a regional, national, and international population. Our multiple sites, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Solihull Hospital and Community Services, Good Hope Hospital in Sutton Coldfield and Birmingham Chest Clinic allow people to be treated as close to home as possible. We see and treat more than 2.2 million people every year across our sites and our hospitals deliver more babies than anywhere else in Europe. We are a regional centre for cancer, bone marrow transplants, trauma, renal dialysis, burns and plastics, HIV and AIDS, as well as respiratory conditions like cystic fibrosis; thoracic surgery and have the largest solid organ transplantation programme in Europe. We have over 20,000 members of staff and we are committed to investing in their development and their health and wellbeing. We are seeking an outstanding clinician, on a 15 month fixed term basis, to complement the current respiratory service at UHBFT that comprises 38 consultant respiratory physicians and consultant clinical scientists across several sub speciality teams. The service has strong MDT bases that provide regional services in cystic fibrosis, interstitial and occupational lung disease, lung transplantation, severe asthma, pulmonary tuberculosis and sleep and ventilation. Teams are supported by respiratory nurse specialists, physiotherapist, speech and language therapist and psychologists. The Trust provides lung cancer services in conjunction with one of the largest thoracic surgery units in the country supported by a team of lung cancer nurses and MDT co-ordinators. There are state of the art lung function and sleep services and well established Endobronchial Ultrasound and local anaesthetic thoracoscopy services. The post is predominately based at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham. In addition to general respiratory and general medicine responsibilities (both inpatient and outpatients), we particularly welcome applications from individuals with an interest in Asthma / Interstitial Lung Disease. Applicants must have full GMC Registration, MRCP or equivalent. Previous experience/training in the required specialities is essential. Further details may be obtained from:
Dr.Simon Gompertz
Cross-city Respiratory Clinical Service Lead simon.gompertz@uhb.nhs.uk 0121 371 4826
Dr Farrukh Rauf Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham Respiratory Site Lead Farrukh.Rauf2@uhb.nhs.uk 0121 371 5922 For any queries regarding the application please contact: James Hodgen (Senior Medical Resourcing Officer) on 0121 3718392.

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