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Consultant in Intensive Care Medicine and Anaesthesia

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

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NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Full Time 10 PA's
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Furness General Hospital
Barrow in Furness
£77,913 - £105,042 per annum
29/05/2019 23:59

''A great place to be cared for; a great place to work''


Applications are invited for a Consultant post based at Furness General Hospital. You will join an expanding department of 12 Consultants, 4 Associate specialists, and 1 FY2 doctor in ICU during hours. You will participate in a 1 in 7 on call-rota for ICU. You are expected to cover theatre sessions at Furness General Hospital and sometimes Westmorland General Hospital, Kendal.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the department at a time we are going through significant service transformation change as the Trust expands their maternity facilities at Furness General Hospital.

Furness General Hospital is a pleasant, friendly hospital on the south coast of the Lake District. Westmorland General Hospital is located on the outskirts of the popular Lakeland town of Kendal. The University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay Foundation Trust provides undergraduate medical training for Lancaster Medical School students, as well as academic/research links with Lancaster University.

Both hospitals are situated in areas of outstanding natural beauty, which offer superb outdoor and recreational activities close to the Lake District. There is access to the M6 motorway via A590 and a direct rail link to Manchester and its airport from both sites.

The University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust has a keen interest and extensive involvement in Medical and Dental Education at both Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels. We work in partnership with Lancaster Medical School, North Western Deanery and Health Education North West to provide quality education and training which meets the requirements of these regulatory bodies as well as the Trust’s high standards of patient care. UHMBFT provides one of the main NHS settings for students from Lancaster Medical School as we co-ordinate, deliver and quality assure the clinical component of Lancaster Medical Schools MBChB degree programme.

Interview expenses will be paid from point of entry to the UK

You must hold full GMC with a licence to practice and entry on the Specialist Register or in the receipt of CCT within six months of interview.

Interview date: 10th June 2019

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Dr Mark Wilkinson, Clinical Lead for Anaesthesia, Intensive Care and Pain Management or Dr Wael Abdelrhman, Site Lead for Anaesthetic, Critical Care and Pain Medicine through the Department Administrator (telephone 01229 406768) or by email or