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Consultant in Obstetrics & Gynaecology Special Interest in Oncology

Hywel Dda University Health Board
£91,722 to £119,079 per annum
Closing date
10 Jun 2024

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The role is for a substantive consultant in O& G with special interest in Gynae Oncology.This post is to complement the current team of consultants based in Withybush General Hospital, you will join colleagues in a very dynamic and forward looking unit.Office accommodation, secretarial support and full IT facilities including access to intranet and internet will be provided.This post comes during a period of Health Board-wide service reviews, including a comprehensive reconfiguration of services for the Women and Childs Health Directorate in West Wales. The aim is to provide a spectrum of flexible and responsive services for the Women's and Child Health Directorate across the Health Board, encompassing:o Development of a comprehensive service across the Health Boardo Enhancement of early pregnancy and antenatal day assessment units serviceso Enhancement of ambulatory gynaecology and minimal access services.o Effective leadership to multidisciplinary staff members of the unit with specific reference to labour ward.o Development of teaching, training and research within the Organisation

Main duties of the job


  • To share the responsibility for the acute care of Obstetrics and Gynaecology during weekdays and out of hours.
  • To support the development and delivery of a new services in hospital and in the community.
  • To conduct clinical practice in accordance with contractual requirements within the parameters of the Division's and Health Board's agreed objectives.
  • To develop and deliver a comprehensive service in Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
  • To Participate in MDT and see women in Rapid Access Clinic.
  • Teaching/Training (as agreed with Clinical Lead/Hospital Director/AMD/MD)
  • To provide conditions for improved training opportunities.
  • To participate in the undergraduate teaching programme.
  • To assist and participate with the development of postgraduate training for F1s, F2s, STs, Speciality Doctors and other staff as appropriate.
  • Where agreed, to act as Educational Supervisor to junior and middle grade medical staff.
  • Audit (as agreed with Clinical Lead/Hospital Director/AMD/MD)
  • To promote evidence-based clinical practice.

About us

Hywel Dda University Health Board is the planner and provider of NHS healthcare services for people in Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and its bordering counties. Our 12,000 members of staff provide primary, community, in-hospital, mental health and learning disabilities services for around 384,000 people across a quarter of the landmass of Wales. We do this in partnership with our three local authorities and public, private and third sector colleagues, including our volunteers, through:

Four main hospitals: Bronglais General in Aberystwyth, Glangwili General in Carmarthen, Prince Philip in Llanelli and Withybush General in Haverfordwest

Seven community hospitals: Amman Valley and Llandovery in Carmarthenshire Tregaron, Aberaeron and Cardigan in Ceredigion and Tenby and South Pembrokeshire Hospital Health and Social Care Resource Centre in Pembrokeshire

48 general practices (six of which are managed practices), 47 dental practices (including three orthodontic), 99 community pharmacies, 44 general ophthalmic practices (43 providing Eye Health Examination Wales and 34 low vision services) and 17 domiciliary only providers and 11 health centres

Numerous locations providing mental health and learning disabilities services

Highly specialised and tertiary services commissioned by the Welsh Health Specialised Services Committee, a joint committee representing seven health boards across Wales.

Job description
Job responsibilities

For full details of the role requirements please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for this vacancy.

Discussions around working pattern will take place during initial job planning, where preferences, requirements and options can be discussed and explored in full.

Please see the below links for useful videos relating to this vacancy:

Hywel Dda in three Counties:

Medical Leadership in Hywel Dda: t=33s

Withybush General Hospital Virtual Tour:

Person Specification

  • Full GMC Registration and Licence to Practice
  • On Specialist Register/SpR due to obtain relevant CCT/CESR(CP) within 6 months of interview


  • ATSM in both Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Additional qualifications
  • ATSM in Oncology
  • ATSM in Hysteroscopy

Clinical Experience

  • Broad based experience in Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Knowledge of UK hospital systems (or equivalent)
  • Competence in speciality of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Safe and effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge and experience of communicating bad news
  • Meet the requirement of the GMC's Good Medical Practice


  • Experience of NHS Consultant work
  • Wider experience, research and training in providing sub specialty service.
  • Experience in Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Experience in Gynae oncology

Clinical Governance

  • Evidence of participation in clinical audit and understanding role of audit in improving medical practice
  • Comprehension of core philosophy and building blocks of Clinical Governance


  • Knowledge of risk management
  • Knowledge of annual job planning/appraisal review process


  • Experience and knowledge of critical appraisal of evidence so as to improve clinical outcomes


  • Evidence of initiating, progressing and concluding research projects with publication
  • Research degree


  • Evidence of involvement teaching medical students and junior doctors
  • Willingness to teach all grades of professional multidisciplinary staff


  • Organisation of further teaching programmes in medical education
  • Training the Trainers experience


  • Knowledge of the management and structure of the NHS
  • Willingness to participate in clinical management


  • Evidence of management training

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