Consultant in Respiratory Medicine/Cystic Fibrosis

0121 424 1746
West Midlands Region
£82,096.00 to £110,683.00
02 Sep 2020
30 Sep 2020
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Consultant in Respiratory Medicine

With a Special Interest in Cystic Fibrosis

University Hospital Birmingham Foundation NHS Trust is one of the most innovative and successful Trusts in the Midlands. At the very forefront of modern medicine, the Trust provides the highest standards of care and treatment to the people of South, East and North Birmingham and Solihull and is fully committed to investing in new facilities, medical research and equipment.

Applications are invited for the post of a whole time Consultant in Respiratory Medicine with a special interest in Cystic Fibrosis.  Individuals who are unable to work full time will be eligible to be considered.

This is a replacement post which is required to care for the expanding numbers of adult cystic fibrosis patients who are attending this specialist regional centre. 

The successful applicant will also take part in respiratory and general medicine on-call.

Other special interests of the department include; occupational lung disease, respiratory failure/home ventilation, severe and brittle asthma, COPD, lung cancer, TB, sleep medicine, bronchiectasis and interstitial lung diseases. Lung transplantation is carried out at our fellow hospital, Queen Elizabeth.

The successful applicant will work with a large CF multi-disciplinary team, including 3 other consultant physicians.  The West Midlands Adult Cystic Fibrosis Centre contains a purpose-built out-patient clinic and excellent in-patient facilities.

The Respiratory Medicine Department has strong academic links with the University of Birmingham (Honorary Personal Chair and University of Birmingham Chair) and excellent opportunities exist for teaching and research. 

You must possess the MRCP and have CCT accreditation in respiratory medicine.  Candidates must be within 6 months of obtaining CCT on the date of the AAC.

Interested applicants should contact Dr Joanna Whitehouse (CF Centre Director) on 0121 424 1746 or Dr Rahul Mukherjee (Heartlands Site Respiratory Lead) on 0121 424 3744.

Application forms and job descriptions are available on-line.   Please note, only on line applications will be accepted. PLEASE QUOTE REFERENCE NUMBER IN ALL COMMUNICATIONS.

University Hospitals Birmingham Foundation NHS Trust) is committed to Equal Opportunities in Employment.  The Trust operates a no smoking policy and is working towards a smoke free environment.