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Clinical Fellow FY2/ST1-2 in Respiratory Medicine

Barts Health NHS Trust
£37,068 to £48,637 per annum
Closing date
7 Mar 2024

We are currently looking to recruit 3 enthusiastic Clinical Fellow / Trust Doctor (ST 1-2 Level equivalent) to a post in the Respiratory Department at St Bartholomew's Hospital, part of Barts Health NHS Trust to start August 2024.

There is excellent consultant supervision provided from within our enthusiastic department and many learning opportunities to develop potential. The clinical fellow will be encouraged to participate in departmental clinical governance and research projects. The clinical fellow will have an Educational Supervisor to supervise their continuing professional development.

This post would provide an excellent opportunity both for a junior doctor having completed Foundation training and considering Core Medical Training, or a doctor having completed Core Medical Training considering a career in Respiratory Medicine.

For further information on this post, please contact:

Dr Nanak Singh, Consultant Respiratory Physician, St Bartholomew's Hospital.

If you are interested in this post, please make an online application

Main duties of the job

The post-holder will join a team of 5 SHO level doctors also including one Core Medical trainee and one FY2 working on the newly built Respiratory wards within the King George V block at St Bartholomew's Hospital.

The Respiratory Department at St Bartholomew's Hospital is a specialist unit and these wards look after adult patients with the following range of problems:

Cystic Fibrosis and non-CF bronchiectasis

Respiratory Failure secondary to COPD, obesity and neuromuscular conditions such as MND requiring home ventilation

Complex Sleep Apnoea

Lung Cancer

Advanced COPD

Severe Asthma


Interstitial Lung Diseases

The SHO grade doctors are supported by 3 Respiratory SpRs and a range of Consultants covering the range of sub-specialties. There are multi-disciplinary teams assisting in the care of patients with CF, Sleep & Ventilation, and Severe Asthma & Allergy.

About us

Barts Health is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, and one of Britain's leading healthcare providers.

The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.

Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.

We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment.

Job description
Job responsibilities


Extensive research facilities exist at Barts Health NHS Trust and research is actively encouraged within the department and in conjunction with other departments of the hospital and college where there is an unusually wide range of research activity.


To adhere to Trust policy and infection control principles and standards to minimise patient risk and ensure high quality patient care.

Undertake appropriate training and practice to ensure you (and your teams) have the right skills and are competent.

To be responsible for keeping the environment clutter free, clean and raising issues of concern in the interest of staff and patient safety.

Ensure high cleaning standards to prevent infection and increase patient's confidence.


The post-holder must carry out all duties and responsibilities with due regard for Barts and The London NHS Trust Equal Opportunities Policy

Person Specification

  • MB BS or equivalent.
  • Full Registration with the GMC.


  • MRCP Part 1

Clinical Knowledge & Skills

  • The applicant must be familiar with and be able to demonstrate an understanding of the major principles of the GMC's Good Medical Practice
  • The applicant must have Foundation Competencies or equivalent.
  • The applicant must have experience of Audit, Research and/or Quality Improvement.


  • Current ALS certification
  • At least 6 months experience of working in the NHS
  • Experience of Teaching

Language & Communication Skills

  • The applicant must have demonstrable skills in listening, reading, writing and speaking in English that enable effective communication about medical topics with patients and colleagues, as set out in paragraph 22 of the GMC's Good Medical Practice.


  • Good organisational skills
  • An understanding of the importance of the patient as the central focus of care
  • The ability to prioritise appropriately,
  • An understanding of the importance of working effectively in a team,
  • The ability to communicate effectively with both colleagues and patients.


  • Desire to pursue a career in Respiratory Medicine


  • The applicant must have criminal records clearance at the appropriate level subject to prevailing UK legislation.

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