Clinical Fellow Specialty Registrar

NHS Highland
Fort William
11 Jan 2018
12 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

£31,220 - £41,305 plus Band Supplement 1A 50%

ASAP – 31ST JULY 2018

Ref: MS12.17.23B

Applications are invited for the post of Clinical Fellow Specialty Registrar at Belford Hospital, Fort William to cover rotations in General Medicine, Emergency Medicine and General Surgery. Post is available from immediate effect until 31st July 2018.

Belford Hospital is a busy remote, rural, acute hospital in Fort William. Situated at the foot of Ben Nevis which lies at the heart of the West Highlands of Scotland, it is an area of outstanding natural beauty and wide open spaces. There are opportunities for many winter and summer outdoor pursuits with nearby ski slopes, lochs, rivers and mountains. Fort William is only 100 miles north of Glasgow and 68 miles south-west of the city of Inverness.

The Belford Hospital has a 24 hour A&E Unit receiving many casualties from mountain accidents. It consists of a 17 bedded Combined Assessment Unit which receives acute medical and surgical cases and a two bedded high dependency unit. There is also a 15 bedded acute mixed/rehabilitation ward, which manages most long term conditions. There is a small community led maternity unit (supported from Raigmore Hospital or in extremis by Belford Surgeons & Anaesthetists) and a wide range of visiting specialist clinics. The Belford has an excellent on-site laboratory service providing basic biochemistry, haematology and crossmatch services 24/7. There is also on site radiology with ultrasound scanning and CT facility. Working directly with Consultant staff, the post offers a wide range of experience.

Belford has its own Postgraduate Centre with full audio-visual facilities, where multi-disciplinary staff meetings and regular informal teaching sessions for juniors take place. Fort William is in an area of outstanding natural beauty with a wide range of outdoor activities available.

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Brian Tregaskis, Consultant Physician, Belford Hospital. Tel

The Clinical Fellow post will not attract training recognition from the Post Graduate Dean but you will work alongside and receive similar experience to those on the training programme. If you have any specific training needs we will do our best to meet them. Further details about NHS Highland and the area we provide services to can be found at

Please only use the NHS Highland Application form which is available electronically along with the Job Pack by e-mailing and quoting the reference number above.

For useful information on the Highlands please go to

Closing date: 12th January 2018