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Locum Consultant in Acute and General Medicine CG2410

NHS Lothian
Western General Hospital, Edinburgh
Locum Consultant (£87,534 - £116,313)
Closing date
3 Jun 2022

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NHS Lothian

Locum Consultant

Acute & General Medicine

Reference: CG 2410

NHS Lothian is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best.

To this end, NHS Lothian welcomes applications from all sections of society.

Applications are welcome for the above Fixed Term, part time (32 hours per week) post based in Western General Hospital.

The successful candidate will join an established motivated and supportive group of physicians working in Acute and General Medicine.  The successful applicant will work in two clinical areas:-

Medical admission units beds (MAU) (on call overnight) where there is a highly visible Consultant presence offering senior support to training grade staff, with an emphasis on improving patient care through rapid Consultant-led inter-professional assessment.

Downstream medical wards. The post-holder will also be expected to deliver care to patients in the downstream medicine wards and care for any boarding patients under the care of Acute/General Medicine, undertaking regular ward rounds working with the clinical teams to ensure a safe and timely discharge plan for patients.

The department also has an MAU trolley assessment area and a Same Day Emergency Care area and there may be opportunity for a successful applicant to provide some input into these areas.

More detailed departmental and specialty information can be found in the job description available via email address / link below.

For an informal discussion please contact:

Dr Jenni Crane
Clinical Director
Acute Medicine Unit
Western General Hospital,
Edinburgh EH4 2XU

For a job pack detailing the minimum requirements for this post and details of how to apply, please visit

We cannot accept CV’s as a form of application and only a completed online application form will be accepted.  Personal information will not be sent with the application for short listing. The application form will be identified by the candidate number only to ensure that all applicants are treated equally. 

Please note that details of all current medical vacancies for NHS Lothian can be found at

Closing Date: 03 June 2022

***PLEASE NOTE: We cannot accept late applications so please ensure your application is submitted early***

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