Consultant Anaesthetist

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
Solihull, West Midlands
Closing date
1 Mar 2024

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Consultant Anaesthetist

In Summer 2024, Solihull Hospital opens six new theatres -- these fantastic facilities will be used to shape the future of surgery for the residents of Birmingham and Solihull- it will reduce patient waiting times, provide vital care pathways to those needing surgery and to support our communities with continued excellent patient care.

We are excited to open applications for a Consultant Anaesthetists to join us at Solihull Hospital.

As one of the largest acute Trusts within the NHS- we can offer a number of subspecialties to you- including, Critical care, Vascular, Thoracic, Bariatrics, Colorectal, E.N.T, Urology, Gynaecology, Paediatric day surgery, General surgery, Obstetric, T&O and pain medicine. The On calls will be based on either Heartlands or Good Hope Hospital depending on your Field of interest.

As one of seventy consultants across the wider Heartlands, Good Hope and Solihull hospital Group within the UHB trust, you will participate in the Divisional and Departmental quality improvement projects as well as undergraduate and postgraduate teaching to ensure we develop our next generation and continue to provide the very best to our patients.


University of Birmingham ImagesUniversity Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) is one of the largest teaching hospital trusts in England, serving a regional, national and international population.

It includes Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Solihull Hospital and Community Services, Good Hope Hospital in Sutton Coldfield and Birmingham Chest Clinic. We also run a number of smaller satellite units, allowing people to be treated as close to home as possible.

We see and treat more than 2.2 million people every year across our sites and our hospitals deliver more babies than anywhere else in Europe.

We are a regional centre for cancer, trauma, renal dialysis, burns and plastics, HIV and AIDS, as well as respiratory conditions like cystic fibrosis. We also have expertise in premature baby care, bone marrow transplants and thoracic surgery and have the largest solid organ transplantation programme in Europe.

We provide a series of highly specialist cardiac, liver and neurosurgery services to patients from across the UK.

We are world-renowned for our trauma care and have developed pioneering surgical techniques in the management of ballistic and blast injuries, including bespoke surgical solutions for previously unseen injuries. As a result of its clinical expertise in treating trauma patients and military casualties, the QEHB has been designated both a Level 1 Trauma Centre and host of the UK’s only £20m National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Surgical Reconstruction and Microbiology Research Centre (SRMRC).

We have over 20,000 members of staff and we are committed to investing in their development and their health and wellbeing.

UHB is a Stonewall Diversity Champion and aims to achieve positive change for LGBTQ+ people by creating an inclusive, inspiring and equal environment for both staff and service users.

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