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Consultant in Upper GI and General Surgery

Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust
Cosham, Portsmouth
£93,666 to £126,281 a year
Closing date
13 May 2024

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Consultant in Upper GI and General Surgery

Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth has a reputation for innovation and excellence, consistently delivering outstanding performance, whilst developing the skills and abilities of our staff. We are delighted to have recently been rated “GOOD” overall by the Care Quality Commission (CQC)

Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust has a vision to be recognised as a world-class hospital, leading the field through innovative healthcare solutions, focusing on the best outcomes for our patients, delivered in a safe, caring and inspiring environment.

This is a new substantive post to meet the increasing demands for expertise in Cancer & Benign UGI surgery, and to support the busy on-call with increased consultant on-site involvement. Advanced minimal access and/or robotic surgery experience is of particular importance. The post is based in the UGI Surgical Unit to work very closely with 6 consultant colleagues on a day-to-day basis to cover general aspects of UGI work. We aim to appoint a well-trained specialist in upper GI surgery with sufficient general surgical experience to be confident in the management of general surgical emergencies. Training and experience in a tertiary referral centre for UGI disease will be preferable, and a higher degree, UGI publications and ongoing UGI research interest will be looked upon very favourably. Ability to work flexibly as a team member with existing colleagues is essential.

To discuss the role in more detail please contact Cara Thow, Operational Manager – Surgery & Outpatients via

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Closing date: 13th May 2024. Interview Date: TBC.


Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust is one of the largest acute hospital trusts in the country. We provide a full range of services to more than 675,000 people across Portsmouth, South East Hampshire and West Sussex. Most services are provided at Queen Alexandra Hospital but we also offer a range of outpatient and diagnostic facilities closer to patients’ homes. We handle around 142,000 Emergency Department admissions a year and have the busiest maternity department on the South Coast. The Trust employs around 6,480 staff and is the largest employer in Portsmouth.

Our Trust Vision is Working Together to drive excellence in care for our patients and communties.

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