Locum Consultant Respiratory Physician

Applications are invited for a full time locum post in the Department of Respiratory Medicine. This post is for 12 months. The successful applicant will join a team of 3 full time Respiratory consultants.

This position offers an exciting opportunity for a respiratory consultant to gain expertise and /or develop subspecialty services within our busy and visionary department. We would welcome colleagues who bring established skills, particularly in relation to developing services within the community and in secondary care. The department is in the process of developing a 5 day Pleural Service. Most importantly, we seek highly-motivated individuals.

Each of the existing consultants has a strong general Respiratory background with subspecialty interests in Lung cancer, COPD, Interstitial Lung Disease and asthma. Applicants should have a commitment to teaching, research and continuous professional development appropriate to a district hospital.

This is an exciting time for Bedford.  Increases in the local population over the next ten years will mean that the hospital will serve a community of over 300,000.  The hospital will continue to develop its clinical capabilities to enable it to achieve national and international recognition. The Trust is built on successful partnerships with both Moorfield’s Eye Hospital and Guys and St Thomas’s for Pathology services.

Bedford is the county town of Bedfordshire and is 55 miles north of London.  It is close to the M1 and A1, and has good rail links to London and the Midlands.

An informal visit may be arranged by appointment with Dr E Thomas, Clinical Lead for Respiratory on 01234 792091.

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