Consultant in Diagnostic Radiology

Birmingham, West Midlands
10 Jul 2019
19 Aug 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

We are seeking to recruit enthusiastic, innovative and progressive Consultant Radiologists to join our Imaging Consultant team at an exciting time for the department.  We can accommodate any subspecialty interests but in particular in Cardiothoracics, Head and Neck, MSK, Paediatrics and Nuclear Medicine.  

We aspire to provide a proactive and responsive radiology service that has positive impact on patient care. We have ambitious plans, but with additional investment in the department secured by the executive team to realise this goal, and with the right team, we look forward to achieving this.

The Trust has a strong leadership programme and supports consultants with aspirations in management. If you are interested in developing your management skills you may be interested in applying for one of or newly created specialty lead roles.

You would join our large, dynamic team of 27 Consultant Radiologists working at Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals who are developing new ways of working (separating inpatient and outpatient flow) and working with clinicians in other specialties to further improve patient pathways and with outsourcing support to maintain our ambitious report turnaround times.

We have introduced home reporting potentially giving you the opportunity to home report as part of your DCC.

We have a Managed Equipment Service ensuring seamless replacement of old equipment with new, top of the range scanners. We have recently acquired a Fusion USS scanner through this contract, and 2 new CT scanners and 1 MRI scanner will be installed this year. PET CT will soon be available on site too, expanding our range of nuclear medicine services.

We have also recently acquired a new PACS (Merge PACS). We are working closely with world class developers to advance the use of Artificial Intelligence, thus facilitating more a more accurate and timely Imaging service.

The Consultant Radiologists work on both main sites, City Hospital, Birmingham and Sandwell General Hospital and will also work at the state of the art 670 bed Midland Metropolitan Hospital which will open in 2022 and will bring together all acute services onto one site. 

The Trust offers a competitive relocation package.

For an informal discussion please contact Janet Evans, Imaging department PA on 0121 507 3929/6881 and ask to speak to: Dr Sarah Yusuf, Group Director for Imaging, Dr John Morlese, Clinical Director – Diagnostic Radiology or the relevant subspecialty consultants via Jan Evans.

If you would like to meet the team and see the department please contact Janet Evans on 0121 507 3929/6881 or email

Previous applicants will not be considered.

CLOSING DATE: 19th August 2019

INTERVIEW DATE:  12th September 2019

A special welcome dinner is being arranged at Midland Metropolitan Hospital to allow prospective candidates to meet members of the imaging team, executive team and some senior clinicians. The date planned for this is 13th August 2019. If you interested in attending the dinner please contact Janet Evans by 5th August 2019.

Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust is committed to equality of opportunity and is a no smoking organisation.