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Consultant in Respiratory Medicine

South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust
Depending on experience Dependant on experience
Closing date
9 Aug 2022

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Hospital, Respiratory medicine
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time
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Job Details

We are looking for a Consultant in Respiratory to join an expanding, progressive forward thinking Respiratory department where we currently operate a physician of the week rota, along with Clinic weeks.

Main duties of the job

This post has been created firstly to support the inpatient service in Respiratory Medicine at Warwick Hospital (in particular to allow 7-day Respiratory consultant ward rounds), secondly to service the current outpatient workload, thirdly to facilitate medical education to teach students from Warwick and Buckingham Medical Schools.

About us

With our central location and great transport links we're closer than you might think. We are located in the heart of England with easy access to the motorway network and a good railway service. Warwickshire is accessible from a number of nearby cities including Birmingham, Leicester, Northampton, Oxford and Worcestershire.

Surrounded by a collection of picturesque towns and villages, there is always a lot to see and do across the County. Numerous sport and leisure venues, theatres, parks and great shopping facilities make Warwickshire an idyllic place to work and live. As well as enjoying where you work, we want all our staff to lead happy and healthy lives. That's why we offer a number of benefits to support this, such as flexible working opportunities and an onsite subsidised restaurant at our hospitals in Warwick and Leamington Spa as well as a number of recognition awards.

Job description
Job responsibilities

To support the inpatient service in Respiratory Medicine at Warwick Hospital

    1. The Consultant will have 10 sessions per week to support the Respiratory Physician of the Week and the Respiratory Registrars to manage all the Inpatient workload including referrals and procedures working 1 in 4 weeks.
    2. The Consultant will be required to undertake Weekend and Bank Holiday ward support for the Respiratory Service on a 1 in 4 basis which equates to 14 weekends approximately. We have a 7 day respiratory service for 365 days a year.
  • Outpatient workload
    1. The Consultant will have scheduled bronchoscopy sessions on some Tuesday mornings, and on the other Tuesdays will have an outpatient clinic. In addition there will be occasional emergency bronchoscopy sessions, and EBUS sessions once this service commences
    2. In addition to the Tuesday morning clinical session there will be 3/4 other Outpatient clinic sessions per week. (Clinics are set up 30 minutes for a new patient and 15 mins for a follow up patient)
    3. There will be 0.5pa per week for clinical administration


Person Specification
Professional Experience


  • Eligible for the specialist register in Respiratory Medicine.
  • Expressed interest in undergraduate and postgraduate education
  • Extensive experience of management of pleural disease


  • GIM Accreditation

Academic achievements

  • MRCP or equivalent


  • Research experience and/or higher qualifications


BMJRef: BMJ-84551/203-M1539-C



Come and join a Trust rated Outstanding by the CQC. South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust have been rated as outstanding following our latest inspection by the CQC and we are recruiting new staff to come and help us improve even further.

We are one of the best perfoming NHS Trusts nationally and our staff think this is a great place to work and we hope you will agree.

We provide services across Warwickshire and beyond ranging from Hospitals in Warwick, Stratford-Upon-Avon, Royal Leamington Spa and Shipston-on Stour to Community Services across the whole county. We are a progressive, expanding organisation with great ambition around improving quality, integrating pathways and delivering high levels of productivity. Over 4800 people work for the Trust and many of them have been here a long time. People find they don’t need to go elsewhere to find a fulfilling career in healthcare.

The first thing you will notice about us is how we take our values seriously. We believe that our values underpin everything we do. If you are interested in a role with us you need to make sure our values match your own.

Our values can be summed up in one sentence. We are ‘Trusted to provide safe, effective and compassionate care’. Throughout the recruitment process you will be asked to think about how you demonstrate these values and how they impact on your work. It doesn’t matter what role you do, whether it is patient facing or not, we are all working in the same way with our values at the core.

To keep up to date on our latest recruitment activity follow us on twitter @swftrecruit or look us up on Facebook (Recruitment - South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust).

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