Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist with an interest in Colposcoy

Newport (Casnewydd) (GB)
£77,779 - 100,977 pro rata for P/T
05 Aug 2020
27 Aug 2020
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time


Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

Medical & Dental Recruitment

Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist with an interest in Colposcoy

Based at Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport, SE Wales

 Full Time 10 Sessions

 Anticipated Start Date: 1st January 2021

 Closing Date for Applications: Midnight on 27th August 2020

 We have an opportunity for a Consultant Obstetricians & Gynaecologists to join our existing team of eighteen full-time and one part-time consultants within ABUHB. These are additional posts to help fulfil our plans for the opening of the new Grange University Hospital in two years’ time under the Clinical Futures model.

The appointed Consultant will help to cover sixty hours of Labour Ward and also enable us to provide eight elective Caesarean section lists per week. They will also help to deliver our emergency gynaecological commitments and CEPOD theatre requirements as well as supporting existing Obstetric & Gynaecological services. The on-call commitment is likely to be  1:20.

  • In ABUHB, maternity services are provided in five community boroughs and two obstetric units at the Royal Gwent Hospital (RGH) and Nevill Hall Hospital (NHH) with a midwifery-led stand-alone Birth Centre in Ystrad Mynach (YYF) to a total of around 6200 births per year.
  • Obstetric Antenatal Clinics are held at the main hospital sites and four out-reach clinic in the community.
  • A feto-maternal service is located at both RGH and NHH with links to Cardiff and Bristol for tertiary services.
  • Gynaecology out-patient and in-patient services are provided at three hospitals with outreach clinics at other sites
  • Maternity and gynaecology services are progressive and actively participating in modernising agenda and mapping against expected standards.
  • The number of sessions may vary with the agreement of the post-holder and the Health Board in advance or after commencement.

This is a 10 session job plan with a commitment to evening and weekend on call (rota 1:20 with prospective cover). This will include day time resident on call cover at weekends. The number of SPA’s may vary with the agreement of the post holder and the Health Board in advance or after commencement and an increase in SPA’s would accompany an agreement to take on additional duties. Over time it is expected all consultant to be on 3 SPA’s.

In November 2020 The Grange University Hospital will open and acute obstetrics and gynaecology will be centralised in the new hospital.

The Health Board actively supports consultant doctors to undertake funded 3 month formal sabbaticals through an annual application process.

Free parking is available across all Aneurin Bevan University Health Board Sites.

Those wishing to discuss the post informally in the first instance or arrange a visit to the department should contact, Mr Gareth Edwards, Clinical Director on 01633234753 or Mrs Jyoti Singh, Lead for Obstetrics on 01633234653 or Mrs Leena Gokhale, Lead for Gynaecology on 01633 234595

This position involves Regulated Activity with adults and children as defined by the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act (amended by the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012) and the following checks will be undertaken following any conditional offer:

  • Enhanced check with barred list information, including an adults and children’s barred list check

Applicants must hold full registration and a licence to practice with the GMC.

 Candidates for Consultant posts must also be on the GMC Specialist Register (including via CESR/European Community Rights) or will have a CCT/CESR(CP) date within 6 months of interview.

Vacancy Ref: 040-CON407                      

Closing Date for Applications: Midnight on 27th August 2020

Published on NHS Jobs and Trac: 5th August 2020

Published in BMJ:         15th August 2020

Interview Date:     29th September 2020