Locum Consultant in Acute Medicine and General Medicine

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Job Summary:

We seek enthusiastic physicians to join our team of Acute and General Medical Physicians to play a key role in the care and management of medical in-patients.


presents an excellent opportunity for a clinician, with experience and considerable understanding of all aspects of acute and general medicine, with or without a specialist interest. He/she would join a dynamic team of physicians committed to the delivery of the highest standard of patient care. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the on-going development of the clinical interface with both Primary Care and the Acute Medical Unit at St George’s.

The appointee is expected to participate in undergraduate, postgraduate and multi-disciplinary education programmes and to play a full part in Clinical Governance.

St Georges University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

With nearly 8,500 dedicated staff caring for patients around the clock, we are the largest healthcare provider in southwest London.

Our main site, St George’s Hospital in Tooting – one of the country’s principal teaching hospitals – is shared with St George’s, University of London, which trains medical students and carries out advanced medical research. St George’s Hospital also hosts the St George’s, University of London and Kingston University Faculty of Health and Social Care Sciences, which is responsible for training a wide range of healthcare professionals from across the region.

As well as acute hospital services, we provide a wide variety of specialist care and a full range of community services to patients of all ages following integration with Community Services Wandsworth in 2010.

St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust serves a population of 1.3 million across southwest London. A large number of services, such as cardiothoracic medicine and surgery, neurosciences and renal transplantation, also cover significant populations from Surrey and Sussex, totalling around 3.5 million people.

The trust also provides care for patients from a larger catchment area in southeast England, for specialties such as complex pelvic trauma. Other services treat patients from all over the country, such as family HIV care and bone marrow transplantation for non-cancer diseases. The trust also provides a nationwide state-of-the-art endoscopy training centre.

A number of our services are members of established clinical networks which bring together doctors, nurses and other clinicians from a range of healthcare providers working to improve the quality of services for patients. These include the South London Cardiac and Stroke Network and the South West London and Surrey Trauma Network, for which St George’s Hospital is the designated heart attack centre, hyper-acute stroke unit and major trauma centre.

Fixed Term: x 2 posts

(1st post 6 months fixed term, from 1 November 2020 – 31St March 2021)

(2nd post 3 months fixed term, from 1 January 2021 – 31st March 2021)

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameNicola NearyJob titleConsultant in Acute and General MedicineEmail addressNicola.Neary@stgeorges.nhs.ukTelephone number0208 725 6092Additional contact information

Dr Nicola Neary, Consultant in Acute Medicine and Diabetes and Endocrinology, and Acting Care Group Lead and 0208 725 6092


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