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Consultant In General Internal Medicine

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£93,666 to £126,281 per annum pro rata
Closing date
17 May 2024

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As a trust we are seeking to appoint a full time Consultant Physician in General Medicine to join an enthusiastic consultant body managing general internal medicine.

The successful applicants will be based at Basingstoke and Winchester and will have the opportunity to develop our inpatient general medical service.

Opportunities for special interests are available within the job plan including specialty clinic, Diabetes and endocrinology, Infection Disease, Rheumatology, Ambulatory service Point of care ultrasound and teaching, etc.

Main duties of the job

Our trust works closely with local universities leading to opportunities for both education and research. We pride ourselves on being innovative and focusing on quality and safety.

We are looking for applicants with a wide experience in General Medicine who also have excellent team-working skills with the abilities and professional skills to lead service developments in the Trust. We are keen to promote education and learning and provide a good educational experience to trainees and have been rated very highly by General Internal Medicine Specialty trainees attached to us in Deanery feedback.

We would welcome those with teaching skills and help support applications for honorary teaching posts at our associated medical school.

The successful candidate will lead a team of junior doctors and multi-disciplinary staff including Physician Associates in providing comprehensive medical care for their inpatients, clinic patients and emergency admissions of all ages. As part of a multidisciplinary team including Specialty registrar equivalents, trust grade SHOs, foundation doctors and Physician Associates, you will be committed to delivering clinical and quality targets agreed both nationally and locally with the clinical teams and commissioners.

About us

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is the major provider of hospital services to the population of North and mid Hampshire and surrounding areas. The hospitals in Basingstoke and Winchester provide a comprehensive range of acute services as well as being a tertiary referral centre for colorectal, liver, peritoneal carcinomatosis, haemophilia and pseudomyxoma surgery.

The Trust covers a population of 600,000 incorporating Basingstoke & North Hampshire Hospitals (BNHH), Royal Hampshire County Hospital (RHCH) in Winchester, Andover War Memorial Hospital (AWMH) and community hospitals. We provide one hospital service across multiple localities, delivering services as close as possible to the patient. BNHH and RHCH are 23 miles apart, situated in the middle of the M3 corridor, with excellent transport links to London and the south coast.

Our values help us in what we do and how we do it. It is important that you understand and use these values throughout your employment with the Trust to define and develop our culture.

The post holder will be:-o Compassionate, caring about our patients.o Accountable and responsible, always looking to improve.o Respectful for all and show integrity in everything.o Encouraging and challenging each other to always do our best.

Job description
Job responsibilities

  • Lead the care of inpatients on a General Internal Medicine/ Specialty ward Develop standards, procedures and systems to ensure safe, high quality and efficient patient care from the point of entry to admission or discharge. Work within the multidisciplinary team to ensure effective team working in the provision of acute medical care to patients on a day-to-day basis Develop clinical guidelines to ensure best practice for the management of wide range medical conditions. Play a strong role in risk management and governance. Participate in relevant audit and quality assurance processes. Liaise closely within the department, the emergency and acute medical teams, other in-patient teams and primary and community services to ensure collaborative working arrangements are in place which maximize benefits to patient care Teach and train junior doctors, Physician Associates and students. Become a qualified educational supervisor and work as Clinical and/or Educational Supervisor to a number of trainees dependant on job plan. To teach and train staff in other medical disciplines, nursing and support staff as appropriate. Abide by the Clinical & Corporate Governance policies of the Trust. Take part in major incident planning. Take part in the administration of the department and the involvement in the management of resources will be regarded as important. To promote General medicine as a Specialty both within the Trust and externally.

For more information's, please refer the attached JD and person specifications

Person Specification
Professional Qualifications

  • MBBS or equivalent
  • MRCP (Paces)
  • Licence to practice and full registration with GMC
  • Entry onto the GMC Specialist Register, or within 6 months of completion of CCT at time of interview
  • Advanced Life Support
  • Eligible to work in the UK


  • Post graduate degree (MSc/PhD)

Clinical Experience & Knowledge

  • At least 6 months prior UK experience at middle grade / registrar level in one or more a medical specialties
  • Knowledge and experience of NHS
  • Evidence of safe, sound clinical practices


  • Previous Medicine experience at Consultant level
  • Demonstrate participation in audit and research
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of service improvement

Clinical Skills & Ability

  • Evidence of achievement of GMC competency standards of Good Medical Practice including:delivery of good acute clinical care and maintaining good medical practice,
  • good relationships and communication with children, parents, adults and staff
  • good working relationships with colleagues including evidence of good team-working and an understanding of the importance of multidisciplinary working in delivery of patient
  • good teaching and training
  • professional behaviour and probity
  • Ability to work adaptably and manage different clinical areas as part of the on call team under consultant supervision


  • Highly motivated approach

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About Us

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (HHFT) is an NHS provider providing wide acute health services for a population of over 600,000 across Hampshire and parts of Berkshire.

Hampshire Hospitals, which came into being in January 2012 as a result of the integration of Basingstoke and North Hampshire NHS Foundation Trust – which achieved Foundation Trust status in 2006 – and Winchester and Eastleigh Healthcare Trust.

The trust’s vision is to provide outstanding care for each and every patient, ensuring our patients are well-cared for across the boundaries between our organisation and other providers. In order to provide this, it’s vital that we focus on the care that we provide to the staff who care for our patients, and we need to do all this within our inclusive CARE values, treating patients, colleagues and partners with compassion and respect.

Working for HHFT offers a rewarding career, nationally agreed employment terms and conditions and a range of additional benefits as part of our extensive reward package.

We aim to ensure staff have training and development opportunities to enable them to provide safe, effective, high quality care to our patients, whilst also creating an environment of health and wellbeing. In addition to this, all staff members are able to access a range of benefits and discount services.

Being a part of the Hampshire Hospitals family is also an opportunity to experience what Hampshire has to offer. Hampshire lies between England’s south-central coastline and the North Wessex Downs and is well-equipped and well-connected to meet the needs of everyone. You will also be spoilt for choice by the wealth of parks and woods, historical attractions, cultural landmarks, modern shopping centres, cosmopolitan restaurants and sports facilities, all in easy reach.

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