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Consultant Gastroenterologist

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

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NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
40 hours per week
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Wythenshawe Hospital
£77,913 to 105,042 per annum
28/03/2019 23:59

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 20,000 staff.

We are responsible for running a family of nine hospitals across six separate sites, providing a wide range of services from comprehensive local general hospital care through to highly specialised regional and national services.

We are the main provider of hospital care to approximately 750,000 people in Manchester and Trafford and the single biggest provider of specialised services in the North West of England. We are also the lead provider for a significant number of specialised services including Breast Care, Vascular, Cardiac, Respiratory, Urology, Cancer, Paediatrics, Women’s Services, Ophthalmology and Genomic Medicine.

Our vision is to improve the health and quality of life of our diverse population by building an organisation that:

  • Excels in quality, safety, patient experience, research, innovation and teaching
  • Attracts, develops and retains great people
  • Is recognised internationally as a leading healthcare provider

CONSULTANT GASTROENTEROLOGIST (Generalist / Specialist Interest)

Applications are invited for the post of Consultant in Gastroenterology at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (Wythenshawe Hospital). A comprehensive and expanding gastroenterology service is provided by the Trust including:

  • Comprehensive IBD, nutrition and hepatology services with specialist nurse & AHP support.
  • All diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic modalities including capsule endoscopy, balloon enteroscopy and a tertiary EUS/ERCP service.
  • A tertiary Functional Bowel Disorder Service including hypnotherapy with a state-of-the-art neurogastroenterology laboratory undertaking endoanal ultrasound, anorectal physiology testing and HRM with impedence pH monitoring, BRAVO capsule.

The appointee will be expected to undertake gastroenterology clinics and contribute significantly to endoscopy activity as well as sub-specialist services. This is an excellent opportunity to become involved in the development of gastroenterology services in Manchester.

We currently work a ‘hot week’ model of working on a 1:9 frequency, with a GI bleed on call rota with exemption from general medical on-call commitments.

Applications must be supported by evidence of admittance to the GMC Specialist Register or working towards CCT.

Application Form and Information Pack are available contact Medical Staffing Department, 3rd Floor, Tower Block, Wythenshawe Hospital, Southmoor Road, Manchester M23 9LT.


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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

For informal enquiries please find contact details below:

  • Dr Javaid Iqbal - Clinical Lead for Gastroenterology & Endoscopy - 0161 291 6622
  • Dr Richard Jones - Clinical Director for Medical Specialities - 0161 291 5321
  • James C Thomson – Directorate Manager for Medical Specialties - 0161 291 2374