Consultant Physician in Rheumatology & General Medicine

NHS Dumfries and Galloway
11 Jan 2018
14 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
NHS Dumfries and Galloway are looking to appoint a Consultant Physician with an interest in General Medicine and Rheumatology. The post is currently based in the Acute Medical Unit (AMU) in Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary (DGRI).

NHS Dumfries and Galloway proudly serve a population of 148,500 but within a large geographical area of about 2,400 square miles. Dumfries and Galloway stretches from Langholm in the East to Drummore in the West, and from Kirkconnel and Carsphairn in the North down to Sandyhills on the Solway Coast. The Health Board currently employs around 4500 staff, excluding GPs and Dentists.

Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary is located on the outskirts of Dumfries and is the main hospital for the region, providing a wide range of inpatient and outpatient health services. Mountainhall Treatment Centre, also located in Dumfries, provides a range of day case and outpatient services. Midpark Hospital provides inpatient facilities for mental health patients.

The post holder will work closely with the existing Consultant in Rheumatology and will join a team of Consultant Physicians providing services in Acute/General Medicine at DGRI including the General Medicine on-call rota at a frequency of 1 in 12. They will contribute to clinical governance and audit within the Unit, and will provide teaching and supervision of nursing staff, junior medical staff and medical students.

It is an exciting time in Dumfries and Galloway as a new District General Hospital has opened.

Prospective candidates will require to be on the GMC Specialist Register and will hold a CCT.

For further details, please contact either Mike McMahon, Consultant Physician Rheumatologye-mail address –) or Dr Ken Donaldson, Board Medical Director; e-mail address – ).