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Locum Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist Medical & Dental

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Location: Barrow In Furness
  • Organisation: University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Salary: £76,761 - £103,490 per annum
  • Type: Locum for 9 months
  • Closing Date: 19/07/2018
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Locum Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

The Trust is seeking to appoint a resident on call Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Furness General Hospital. This is initially to cover a 9 month period of leave, but there may be the option for this to become a permanent post.

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust serves a population of 350,000 in an area covering 1,000 square miles in the North West of England. This includes the city of Lancaster, towns of Kendal and Barrow-in-Furness, and a large rural area around the South Lakes and the Lune Valley. Our hospitals are situated on the edge of the Lake District National Park, surrounded by an area of outstanding natural beauty, offering superb outdoor and recreational activities related to the sea, lakes, fells and countryside. Road links to the cities of Manchester and Liverpool are via the M6, and high speed rail links from Lancaster to London enable a journey time of less than three hours.

Medical Students from Lancaster Medical School receive the whole of their education, academic and clinical, in Cumbria and North Lancashire following the Liverpool undergraduate medical curriculum.

The University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust has a keen interest and extensive involvement in Medical and Dental Education at both Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels. We work in partnership with Lancaster Medical SchoolNorth Western Deanery and Health Education North West to provide quality education and training which meets the requirements of these regulatory bodies as well as the Trust’s high standards of patient care.  UHMBFT provides one of the main NHS settings for students from Lancaster Medical School as we co-ordinate, deliver and quality assure the clinical component of Lancaster Medical Schools MBChB degree programme.

In working with us, you will be rewarded with an interesting and stimulating job, and also the opportunity to live in one of the most beautiful parts of the United Kingdom. Come and join the team!

Anyone newly appointed to the trust will be subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probationary period (this includes bank staff). This will give the new staff member an opportunity to become familiar with the role and working environment