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Consultant Urologist

Consultant Urologist

Posted 5 April by NHS Highland Featured Ended
Applications are invited for a Consultant Urological Surgeon to be based at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness. The post is offered on the new Consultant Contract terms and conditions, on a 10 programmed activity basis although two EPAs may be available. Applicants must be on the Specialist Register or within six months of the anticipated award of a CCT at the time of interview for the post. The appointee will participate in the on-call rota.The department currently has an establishment of five Consultants. This is an additional post bringing the consultant base up to six.The Department services the needs of the population of the Highlands and Western Isles, the largest geographical health area in Scotland. The core Urology unit is based at Raigmore Hospital where all major surgery and one-stop clinics are performed. Consultants undertake regular peripheral clinics and diagnostic work in Wick, Stornoway, Broadford and Fort William.
The Department of General Surgery and Urology will be expanding due to pressure of clinical activity and currently comprises thirteen surgeons with a full range of sub-specialties and five Urologists. The expansion of Urology to five posts in August 2013 was in accordance with the BAUS recommendations on consultant staffing and recognition of the need to sub-specialise in Urology. The work of the department is mostly General Urology. Sub-specialist interests which will complement those of the existing Urologists is essential and upper tract expertise would be preferable.Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made in the first instance to Mr Thierry Bonnin, Clinical Lead on.

Reference: 34834951

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