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Posted 17 October by NHS Fife Featured Ended
REF NO: HH512/10/17

NHS Fife welcomes applications from both newly qualified and established Consultants in Emergency Medicine to join and expand our existing motivated, enthusiastic and supportive team of 11 Consultant Emergency Physicians (9.85 WTE).

You will work in the new state of the art Emergency Department at Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy, which opened in 2012. The department has an annual attendance of 65,000.

As an EM consultant group we believe strongly in providing a sustainable work/life balance. The job plan includes a PA for each on call. Clinical administration time has been factored in as per RCEM guidance. There is a 24 hour middle grade rota with no gaps.

We perform well in key areas such as sepsis, stroke thrombolysis and compliance with the 4 hour target. We have an excellent relationship and collaborate closely with all in-patient teams. As a department we are committed to teaching and providing a positive experience of EM to our junior doctors. Our trainees rate their experiences in Fife highly and this is recognised regionally and in GMC surveys.

Fife is an area of considerable scenic and historical beauty. Access to a vast range of sporting activities is available locally. The Cairngorm Mountains are also within easy reach providing many exciting outdoor pursuits. Wide ranges of cultural activities are available in Fife, and in the cultural centres of Edinburgh and Glasgow. Edinburgh is easily accessible by the stunning new Queensferry Crossing Bridge.

Applicants who wish to arrange job plans to accommodate other professional interests and those wishing to work part-time are also encouraged to apply.

You should be on the Specialist Register or be within 6 months of Specialist Registration at date of interview.

For an informal discussion or to arrange a visit, please contact either of the following:-

Dr Andy Kinnon, Consultant & Clinical Lead in Emergency Medicine oext 29782 or

Dr Julie Thomson, Consultant in Emergency Medicine oext 20162 or .

Departmental Secretary Angela Kennedy Ext 29795

You can obtain an application form and information pack from and should return completed applications to this email address in word format by 17th November 2017, quoting reference HH512/10/17.

Interviews will take place in the afternoon on Tuesday, 19th December 2017.

Details of all NHS Scotland Medical Vacancies can be found at

Reference: 33573091

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