Locum Consultant T&O Foot & Ankle

Hereford, County of Herefordshire
18 Jul 2019
18 Aug 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for the post of Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon at Wye Valley NHS Trust.

This is a new post created as part of WVNHST’s continued expansion to maintain waiting times in line with National Targets. The successful candidate will join our team of 9 Consultants having an interest in Foot & Ankle surgery. Ideally, this interest will complement the existing Team

WVNHST runs Hereford County Hospital, a District General Hospital & Trauma Unit serving a population of approximately 230,000 largely from Herefordshire and Powys

Initially the post is for planned for 11 PA’s, subject to negotiation (1.5 SPA; 9.5 DCC)

The successful applicant:

  • · will join the existing foot & Ankle Team which runs a comprehensive T&O service. This is based in Hereford and includes a satellite servicerun at various community hospitals in Herefordshire and Powys
  • · will participate in a general T&O on call rota, currently 1 in 9
  • · will be able to manage common adult & paediatric general orthopaedic emergencies liaising with tertiary/major trauma centres as appropriate
  • · will be expected to participate in departmental activities including audit; clinical governance; research and teaching