Consultant in General Surgery with sub-specialty interest in Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery

Aberystwyth, Ceredigion (Sir Ceredigion)
£77,779 - £100,978 per annum
01 Jul 2020
27 Jul 2020
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

(10 sessions plus 2 additional sessions for on-call commitments)

We are currently seeking to recruit 2 energetic, enterprising laparoscopic colorectal surgeons to further develop and modernise surgical services in this beautiful part of rural Wales.

The successful candidates will be based at Bronglais District General Hospital and will work in collaboration with the other 7 colorectal consultant surgeons currently practicing across the four acute hospitals in Hywel Dda University Health Board.

The hospital is served by excellent radiology and endoscopy capacity and has a recently installed MRI unit. The endoscopy unit is JAG accredited. MDTs are held weekly via video link with other hospitals in the Health Board and there are tertiary links to Swansea and Cardiff

The Bronglais team participate in the National Emergency Laparotomy Audit (NELA) and the mortality data is one of thebest in Wales. The surgical consultant body provide “hot clinics”across the sub specialties. Recently, with COVID-19, the rangeof services we offer via virtual means has been further embracedand enhanced.

Bronglais District General Hospital has 150 acute beds and currently serves a core population of 110,000 in a geographically large and sparsely populated area. Additional to this there is a newly refurbished A&E Department with adjacent Clinical Decisions Unit, acute medicine and the hospital supports a 24/7 take. The summertime population almost doubles due to the influx of holidaymakers and there are also a large number of university students based in Aberystwyth.

Working in Bronglais District General Hospital provides significant opportunities for a mixture of business and pleasure. Bronglais is within walking distance of the town centre, from the train station there is easy direct to access to Shrewsbury & Birmingham, and from there to almost anywhere in the country, including London. The National Library of Wales and Aberystwyth University with its excellent Arts Centre, cinema, and sports complex with climbing wall are adjacent to the hospital. Working & living in Aberystwyth, you will have the opportunity to discover the beautiful West Wales countryside and coastline. This is a quiet, safe and picturesque area of Wales, the hills, valleys, rivers and the Cambrian Mountains provide a stunning backdrop to life here with all attractive sites for hill walkers, hikers, mountain bikers and horse riders. The area is known for its low crime rate,
high quality of life and good primary and secondary schools with excellent after school activities. Outdoor sports are easy to pursue, whilst the amenities of urban centres such as Swansea and Cardiff are not too far away

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Closing date: 27th July 2020

Here in Rural Wales, We mix Business with Pleasure