Consultant Physician in Respiratory Physician

Bedford, Bedfordshire
21 Oct 2021
07 Nov 2021
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Following the merger of Bedford Hospital and Luton and Dunstable University Hospital in April 2020, applications are now invited for the post of Consultant Physician in Respiratory Medicine at Bedford hospital.

The successful candidate will complement an innovative and committed multi
disciplinary respiratory team in providing a high quality, clinically effective
respiratory service across inpatient and elective pathways. Sub-specialty
interests relevant to a progressive district general hospital will be considered,
as is an enthusiasm for teaching, audit and research.

The Department of Respiratory Medicine provides a wide range of comprehensive clinical services including for patients with a diverse range of lung conditions including lung cancer, tuberculosis and pleural disease and for patients requiring non-invasive ventilation. This is supported by the provision of bronchoscopy and endobronchial ultrasound procedures, respiratory physiology and pulmonary rehabilitation.

The appointee will join a growing department with currently three existing
consultants and will be expected to contribute to developing services in line
with national and local drivers including the provision of seven day services.
Participation in the acute on call rota is also included in the role.

Bedford is a thriving market town, which provides easy access to London (55
miles), the East Midlands, the North of England and beyond through its rail
links and M1 / A1 / A14 accessibility. First Capital Connect runs trains directly
to London Luton and London Gatwick airport. Trains run to London St. Pancras, the international terminal for Eurostar.

You may wish to visit the Trust(s) prior to short listing; contact details to
arrange an appointment are: Dr Parthipan Pillai, Clinical lead and Clinical
Director Respiratory Medicine, Tele: 01234 792636/0158 2718073

To apply, please click the apply button.

Closing Date: 7th November 2021
Assessment Date: 25th November 2021
Interview Date: 3rd December 2021

Bedfordshire NHS Trust is an equal opportunities employer, committed
to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults.