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NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Full time - 10 sessions per week
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University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
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Glenfield Hospital
£82,096 - £110,683
Salary period
13/10/2021 23:59

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Consultant Community and Hospital Physician in Respiratory Medicine

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

We are actively promoting flexible working options, helping you to manage a work / life balance

Consultant Community and Hospital Physician in Respiratory Medicine

This post has arisen through the Better Care Together alliance between the three Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCG) UHL NHS Trust, Leicestershire Partnership Team and primary care. In line with opportunities identified by NHS RightCare for Respiratory, the aim of this role is to lead and support the early detection and accurate diagnosis of respiratory patients and to ensure optimal long term management to improve health and reduce hospital admissions and premature mortality. The long term vision is to provide a high quality, patient centred, specialist led integrated Community Cardiorespiratory service to the residents of LLR.

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Respiratory Physician with successful leadership qualities to join our team to help shape and lead our community integrated respiratory services. Part of our STP is to develop an integrated cardiorespiratory service and the post-holder will lead, deliver and support this development. The aim of the service is to enhance the quality and coordination of care for people with long term respiratory disease bringing together clinical services in the acute, primary care and community sectors to support primary care improvement through specialist in-reach work and upskilling.

Respiratory Medicine at Glenfield Hospital has a national and international reputation for its academic and clinical services. Clinically, we have specialist services in lung cancer with advanced bronchoscopic and pleural techniques, chronic suppurative lung infections, Cystic Fibrosis, TB, domiciliary ventilation, complex COPD and asthma, interstitial lung disease, exercise and sports medicine. 


(pending royal college approval)

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Darren Turner
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General Manager
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Respiratory Head of Service, Dr Gerrit Woltmann

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