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Consultant Acute Physician

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

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Acute Medicine
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
10 PAs
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£77,913 - £105,042 per annum
01/10/2019 23:59

Working for Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust offers all the benefits of coast and country living with the convenience of big city life.

We have miles of unspoilt coastline on our doorstep, attractive commuter towns, picturesque villages and stunning countryside all within easy reach. Excellent transport links mean the vibrant, historic city of Liverpool is only a short journey away. Shops, bars, restaurants, museums, galleries, a World Heritage listed waterfront and, of course, two Premiership football teams makes this a destination for travellers from across the world.

The University of Liverpool has awarded us the status of University Clinical Education Centre in recognition of the high standard of training provided for students on placement to the Trust.

We pride ourselves in providing safe, clean and friendly care, and recruit to our SCOPE values. We also offer a range of family friendly options to staff.



Consultant Acute Physician

Southport & Ormskirk NHS Trust Hospital  

Acute Medicine


YC72 £77,913 - £105,042 per annum 

Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust provides healthcare in hospital and the community to 258,000 people across Southport, Formby and West Lancashire.

Acute care is provided at Southport and Formby District General Hospital and Ormskirk and District General Hospital. This includes adults’ and children’s accident and emergency services, intensive care and a range of medical and surgical specialities. Women’s and children’s services, including maternity, are provided at Ormskirk hospital.

The North West Regional Spinal Injuries Centre at Southport hospital provides specialist care for spinal patients from across the North West, North Wales and the Isle of Man.

The Trust also provides sexual health services for the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton.

Acute Medicine at Southport is one of the region’s fastest expanding Acute Medical Units with a number of Acute Physicians having complementary sub-specialty interests. The Acute team has responsibility for the running of the Emergency Assessment Unit (22 beds), the purpose built Ambulatory Care Unit (including 'hot' clinics), and the management of 14 beds on the Short Stay Unit.

A successful business case has been approved creating 5 additional consultant posts to join our dynamic and forward thinking team to expand our ambulatory service to meet the needs of our population. The clinical team are supported by Nurse Consultants, junior medics, and is currently in the process of expanding with ANPs and nursing support team.

There has been considerable investment in the emergency clinical areas with a brand new front door to ED, a Clinical Decisions Unit and a Surgical Assessment Unit all having been completed in 2018/19.  

All clinical sessions will be worked on the Southport District General Hospital site. The Trust has been able to support candidates with a sub-specialty interest (including Rheumatology, Frailty and Diabetes).

All applicants must be either on the GMC Specialist Register or be within six months of obtaining their CCT award at the time of interview.

Advertising Date: 3rd September,  2019

Closing Date: 1st October, 2019

Shortlisting Date: 2nd/3rd October, 2019

AAC Panel/Interview Date: w/c 25th November, 2019

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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

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Further details / informal visits contact

Dr D Snow - Associate Medical Director, Medicine, Tel 01704 704123

Dr A Ahmed - Clinical Director Medicine/ Acute Physician, Tel 01704 704159

Dr H Gibson - Clinical Lead Acute Medicine Tel 01704 704159

Any such visits would not form part of the selection process.