Consultant Physician in Respiratory & General Medicine

NHS Highland
13 Feb 2019
27 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity for a Consultant Respiratory Physician has arisen within the Respiratory team based at Raigmore Hospital in Inverness. The post would be suitable for applicants who have a broad interest in Respiratory Medicine, and are interested in delivering health care to remote communities.

The Respiratory Unit is a highly progressive department which has recently benefitted from relocation to carefully designed facilities on the top floor of the hospital. There is a team of medical staff, specialist nurses and AHPs who collectively deliver services covering sleep/NIV, cystic fibrosis, lung cancer, and a pleural procedure service.

This post includes a responsibility for a broad range of respiratory diseases, and offers the challenge of delivering high quality health care to patients living in remote locations, including performing peripheral clinics.

The Highlands offer a unique environment for a variety of leisure activities, and good schools and facilities for families.

This post is offered as 10 Programmed Activities per week, and includes on-call work, the details of which are described in the job description.

Applicants must be on the GMC Specialist Register with a Licence to Practise or be within 6 months of being eligible for the Specialist Register at the time of interview.

Informal enquiries should be directed to Dr Stephen Thomas, Consultant Respiratory Physicianor Dr Ken McDonald Associate Medical Director.

A job pack for this post can be accessed at or is available and should be returned to quoting ref MS15.19.02

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