Consultant Physician in Respiratory Medicine

Orpington, Greater London, England
Full time
Job level
Admin - Sales - Clerical
16 Jan 2020
14 Feb 2020

Job Description

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals with a turnover of nearly £1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 12,600 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London and Kent.

The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) site in Camberwell and the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley, Orpington Hospital, and some services at Beckenham Beacon and Queen Mary’s Sidcup.

The Trust is recognised internationally for its work in liver disease and transplantation, neurosciences, cardiac, haemato-oncology, fetal medicine, stroke, major trauma, and Emergency Department.

King’s is a key partner in one of London's foremost Academic Health Science Centres, King's Health Partners (KHP). KHP is one of only six Department of Health-designated AHSCs in England. It brings together a world-leading research-led university – King’s College London – and three successful NHS Foundation Trusts: King’s College Hospital, Guy’s and St Thomas’, and South London and Maudsley.

This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of our dedicated workforce and join one of the largest and most successful Foundation Trusts in the UK with an international reputation for innovation and the desire to make a difference.


The Department of Respiratory Medicine at the Princess Royal University Hospital, a division of Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, is looking for an enthusiastic and committed respiratory physician. The post-holder will have the opportunity to further develop Airway disease management while supporting the COPD/Integrated Respiratory Team and also be part of lung cancer service. This will involve improving an already excellent respiratory/sleep physiology setup with a view to encouraging research. The post will involve other aspects of general respiratory medicine and a requirement to contribute to the out-of-hours on call rota for general medicine.

The appointed consultant will join a friendly, supportive and enthusiastic respiratory team that works collaboratively with the matron, manager and wider multidisciplinary team. They will work closely with colleagues from other medical specialities.

The Princess Royal University Hospital has 525 beds and serves the local population of the London Borough of Bromley and surrounding areas. The hospital is based in a leafy suburban town of Orpington, a highly sought after location due to its close proximity to many well-regarded primary and Grammar schools in addition to restaurants and local markets. It is minutes away from Bromley which has extensive retail and leisure facilities and regularly appears in the list of the annual top 50 places to live in the UK. The area is served by fast rail links to central London and a good local bus service in addition to being 20 minutes drive from the M25.

We aim to support colleagues’ sub-specialty interest and work collaboratively with services across at Denmark Hill site for research, educational and simulation work. We would encourage the candidate to continue to pursue existing interests and we will try to accommodate a plan that suits their career development. Join us and be a part of developing a great clinical, academic and forward-thinking team.

You must be fully registered with the GMC and hold a Licence to Practice and be on the Specialist Register, or within six months of attaining your CCT or equivalent to be eligible for interview.

The post holder will have regular contact with vulnerable adults and/or children (0-18 years), therefore this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975, and as such, it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Closing Date: 16th February 2020, midnight.

AAC Interview Date: 12th March 2020

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