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Locum Consultant
Fixed term: 6 months (upto)
Full time - 10 sessions per week
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Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
Employer type
Royal Glamorgan Hospital
£91,881 per annum
Salary period
31/01/2022 23:59

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Locum Consultant Physician in Respiratory Medicine

Locum Consultant

We provide healthcare services to people living in Bridgend, Merthyr Tydfil and Rhondda Cynon Taf county borough areas, serving a population of around 450,000.  We are ideally situated between Wales’s capital city, Porthcawl to the west, and the stunning scenery in the Brecon Beacons.

Our vision is to care for our communities and patients by preventing ill-health, promoting better health, providing excellent services and reducing the need for inpatient care wherever possible through the provision of strengthened home, primary and community care.

We value the diversity of our staff and welcome applications from people from protected groups under the Equality Act 2010, this specifically includes age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/reassignment, race/nationality, religion/belief, disability, pregnancy and maternity and marriage and civil partnership.

Cwm Taf Morgannwg is a Living Wage Employer.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh or English, and no preference will be given to applications submitted in either language.


The Respiratory Medicine department at Royal Glamorgan Hospital delivers a broad range of services. Each of the consultants has a number of subspecialty interests. There is flexibility to accommodate any subspecialty interest any new colleague may have. Subspecialty work includes:

Asthma, including specialist asthma clinics, a virtual clinic supported by a Respiratory Nurse specialist, delivery of biologic therapies, and links to the Welsh Difficult Asthma Group.

Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Closing Date: 31st January 2022


COPD, including a dedicated community-based team and oxygen service.


Interstitial lung disease, including specialist clinics, a Respiratory Nurse specialist-led clinic delivering treatment initiation and monitoring, a local ILD MDT, and links to the Welsh national ILD MDT.


Lung cancer, including diagnostic and treatment MDT meetings, a Rapid Access Clinic, bronchoscopy, and excellent links to radiology for imaging and CT-guided biopsy.


Non-invasive ventilation, including a dedicated NIV area on the respiratory ward and an outpatient NIV service.


Pleural disease, including an excellent Medical Day Unit to support pleural procedures including indwelling pleural catheter insertion.


Sleep, including a monthly sleep MDT, consultant-led specialist sleep clinic, nurse- and physiologist-led CPAP initiation and monitoring, and links to a tertiary centre offering full polysomnography.


Tuberculosis, including support from a Respiratory nurse specialist for treatment initiation and monitoring, and links to a national TB peer review meeting

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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.

Welsh language skills are desirable

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Dr Sinan Eccles

Respiratory Consultant

01443 443443


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