Trust Doctor CT Equivalent in Upper GI / General Surgery

Posted 16 September by NHS Business Services Authority

Trust Doctor (CT Equivalent) in Upper GI/Surgery

Fixed term contract: 12 months

Applications are invited for the post of Trust Doctor (CT Equivalent) in Upper GI / General Surgery at the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro on a 12 month fixed term contract.

You will join a busy surgical unit in a large acute hospital Trust of around 1,000 beds, serving a resident population of approximately 400,000 and providing a wide range of elective / emergency surgical procedures. The successful candidate will join our team of trainees and have the opportunity to undertake training in line with their professional and developmental needs. There is the opportunity to participate in teaching, audit and research to enhance your portfolio.

Principal responsibilities include inpatient/day case perioperative ward care and participation in a 1 in 10 rota general surgical on call rota. The post will be based at the Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro. This post will also provide day time ward cover and take part in the night on call rota.

You will need to be fully registered with the General Medical Council at the time of appointment and have UK foundation training or equivalent competencies. Applications are encouraged from those unable to work full-time for personal reasons or those wishing to job-share.

Cornwall is a beautiful county which offers an outstanding quality of life and providing many opportunities for outdoor activities, with its sailing waters, surfing beaches and rugged coastal pathways for walking, and cycling. There is a thriving arts and theatre scene, as well as an interesting variety of eating places. The major route both in and out of the county is the A30 which connects with the M5 motorway at Exeter. There is an excellent rail service with daily passenger and sleeper services, and an airport at Newquay with daily connections to many cities throughout the UK and abroad.

For informal enquiries, please contact Mr James Clark, Consultant Upper GI Surgeon, on or Charlotte Chapman, Service Lead, on

The Royal Cornwall Hospital is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Reference: 40881673

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