Consultant Gynaecologist - Laparoscopic Surgery

Southmead, City of Bristol
£77,913 - £105,042
18 Jul 2019
18 Aug 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

We are looking for a Gynaecology Consultant to join the team of 18 Consultants in Women’s Health at Southmead Hospital, North Bristol NHS Trust, Bristol. This is an additional post to expand and improve our endometriosis service. This is an exciting opportunity to join our team at a BSGE Accredited Endometriosis Centre.

We are looking for a colleague with experience in advanced laparoscopic surgery and endometriosis who is ambitious and keen to be involved in the further development of our service. As an accredited endometriosis centre we have close links with our colleagues in colorectal, urology and the pain service. We have a dedicated endometriosis nurse and a monthly MDT. We have a team of consultants led by the director Sanjay Vyas.

North Bristol NHS Trust is the largest Trust in the South West region and one of the largest Trusts in the country. Last year the Trust treated over 100,000 inpatients, over 350,000 outpatients, 90,000 emergency department patients and helped deliver over 5,500 babies. It employs more than 9,500 staff, has approximately 1,050 inpatient beds and income in excess of £540 million.

The Trust provides medical, surgical, neonatal and maternity care for its local population of approximately a million people in Bristol, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset. The Trust also provides regional services in neurosciences, orthopaedics, pathology, plastic surgery and burns, renal medicine and transplant and urology and is the major trauma centre for the West Country.

The Trust moved the majority of its acute services to the Brunel Building in May 2014 which is regarded as one of the best hospital facilities in Europe, on the Southmead Hospital site. The Trust has teaching status and is linked with the University of Bristol and the University of the West of England. The women and children’s services are delivered on the same site in a closely adjacent building.

Applicants are required to be on the Specialist Register and have CCT in Obstetrics and Gynaecology or be within six months of obtaining it by the interview date. Full registration with the GMC is essential. The post is based at Southmead Hospital. The appointee will be required to reside not more than 30 minutes travel by road from base hospital, for on-call purposes. Experience and familiarity with UK hospital systems and practices or equivalent is essential. The successful candidates will be employed under Terms & Conditions of Service for Consultants (England) 2003.

Further details available from, Dr Jane Mears, Specialty Lead for Gynaecology or Dr Paul Mannix, Clinical Director, Tel: 0117 414 6748.

Interviews will be held on 15th October 2019 and the post will commence subject to availability of the successful candidate.

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Closing date: Thursday 18th August 2019 (midnight)

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