Consultants in Respiratory Medicine

Location
Truro, Cornwall
Salary
£82,096 - £110,683
Posted
08 Oct 2020
Closes
16 Nov 2020
Ref
156-MS-3067
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

These two permanent Consultant posts are an expansion of our dynamic Respiratory Department which is part of the Division of Medicine, Emergency Department (ED) and West Cornwall Hospital (WCH), Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust. One is a replacement post and the other a new post. The post-holders will be joining a team of six consultant chest physicians and will be based at the Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro taking the total to 8.

The Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust is an independent NHS Trust formed in April 1992. It serves a population of approximately 400,000 people.

The trust has 1,000 beds and covers three hospital sites. Most of the services are provided at the main Royal Cornwall Teaching Hospital in Truro.

With some in-patient eldercare services, out-patient and day care services at the West Cornwall Hospital along with an urgent care centre and GP services. St Michaels provides largely surgical day care, out-patient and neurology rehabilitation services.

Cornwall is the county occupying the South Western peninsula of the British Isles. It extends from the river Tamar in the east to Lands End in the west. Three-quarters of its boundary comprises some of the most beautiful and spectacular coastline in the country, reflected in the facts that tourism is a major industry and that the population increases significantly during the summer holiday season.

For further details/informal visits contact: Dr Sarah Coulter, Specialty Lead, Sarah.coulter1@nhs.net or telephone (01872) 253799

To apply for this post and to view further information please click the apply button and enter the reference number 156-MS-3067.