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Consultant Physician in Respiratory Medicine (Allergy)

£77,913 - £105,042 per an
East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust

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A financial incentive of a £10k Golden Hello Payment will be offered to the successful applicant.

Applications are invited for a full-time consultant in general medicine with an interest in respiratory medicine and a sub-speciality interest in Allergy or Interstial Lung Disease. The successful applicants will work closely with the present team of eight employed across the whole Trust, which includes the Lister Hospital in Stevenage, the QEII Hospital in Welwyn Garden City and Hertford County Hospital in Hertford. The appointee will be based at the Lister Hospital, Stevenage where the respiratory in-patients has been centralised but will be expected to work at the sites within the Trust including the QEII hospital at Welwyn Garden city and Hertford County Hospital at Hertford.

The appointee will be expected to augment the services provided by the department. The department provides a respiratory service 7 days a week and the applicant will be involved in 7 day working. S/He will be part of the General Medical Team of consultants and be expected to participate in the Physician of the Week (on Call) rota. The present chest physicians are enthusiastic and determined to build an excellent department. There is a substantial Respiratory Nurse Specialist Group, full Endoscopy services, Sleep Unit and Lung Function Units. Applicants must be on the Specialist Register for General Internal Medicine and Respiratory Medicine or within 6 months of obtaining their CCT.

Following the investment of £150 million in major new facilities at the Lister, along with a £30 million New QEII hospital built by the local clinical commissioning group, the East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust has brought together all its specialist emergency and inpatient services at the Stevenage hospital. Our state-of–the-art clinical facilities include a major new Emergency Department, the Hertfordshire Cardiology Centre (which includes a 24/7 PPCI service), new scanning centre, McMillan chemotherapy unit, ward, endoscopy and theatre blocks.

Applicants must be on the Specialist Register for General Internal Medicine and Respiratory medicine, or be within 6 months of doing so, at the time of interview. Applications from those wishing to work part-time or job share are welcomed.

It is imperative that you also attach your CV to your application as this is an integral part of the application process. Dependent on the number of applications, we may not contact you if you fail to do so. Please ensure to supply the names and addresses of referees. This must cover a period of 3 years with no gaps, one of whom must be your current employer.

Please note the Job Description is awaiting RCP approval

Closing date for completed applications: 26th September 2019

For further details / informal visits contact:

Applicants wishing to arrange an informal visit, please contact Dr S Lok on 01438 285869 or 01992 823079 or 01992 823073.

We look forward to receiving your application!

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred third-party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post, you are agreeing to East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are appointed to a post information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

If you have a query relating to your application process please contact The Resourcing Team on 01438 286 739.


All references from current and previous employers, will be sought and must cover a minimum of 3 years employment. Therefore, when completing the reference section of your application form, please give the address, telephone number and work email address of each of your current/previous line managers that cover 3 years employment.

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