Specialty Doctor / Senior Clinical Fellow in Medicine
At Hywel Dda University Health Board
Applicants are invited to apply for a Specialty Doctor / Senior Clinical Fellow post in General Medicine based in Glangwili General Hospital, Carmarthen. You will be part of the medical on-call team and you will be supported and encouraged to develop a specialist interest in an area in medicine such as Care of the Elderly, Stroke, Orthogeriatrics, Gastroenterology, Respiratory, Cardiology and Rehabilitation.
These posts will join colleagues in a dynamic general medicine service within the Health Board in delivering and supporting the Welsh Government’s vision for NHS Wales. In addition to the established team we are also committed to continue expanding this team with more junior doctors.
This is an ideal opportunity for those wishing to enter a specialty training programme but need some more time/experience, those working towards MRCP/CESR (you will be supported to complete these) or those who have decided to enter a non-training post.
Doctors wishing to apply for this post must have full registration with the General Medical Council and shall have completed at least four years’ full-time postgraduate training (or its equivalent gained on a part-time or flexible basis) at least one year of which will be in a specialty training programme in a relevant specialty or as a fixed term specialty trainee in a relevant specialty; or shall have equivalent experience and competencies.
The Postgraduate Department in Glangwili General Hospital has a fully developed programme of guest lectures and lunchtime meetings, including special interest groups and co-ordinated intra-practice activities and career counselling. The library offers a wide ranging book collection, with interlibrary lending network, excellent IT facilities, audio-visual and conferencing equipment.
The Health Board is dedicating to continuing education and the Postgraduate Department has a fully developed programme of guest lectures, lunchtime and afternoon meetings, including special interest groups and co-ordinated intra-practice activities and career counselling, together with weekly departmental meeting.
The library offers a wide ranging book collection, with interlibrary lending network and excellent IT facilities.
Hywel Dda Health Board was formed on 1st October 2009 and replaces Hywel Dda NHS Trust, Pembrokeshire Local Health Board, Ceredigion Local Health Board and Carmarthenshire Local Health Board. Providing primary, secondary, community and mental health and learning disability healthcare to a population of 372,320 people across mid and south west Wales in the counties of Pembrokeshire, Ceredigion and Carmarthenshire. This includes the management of four acute hospitals, Withybush General Hospital, West Wales General Hospital, Bronglais General Hospital and Prince Philip Hospital.
Carmarthenshire is in the centre of an area of outstanding natural beauty. In close proximity to the Gower Peninsular, Pembrokeshire Coast, Preseli Mountains and Brecon Beacons, the area affords excellent opportunities for recreational and sporting activities. The city of Swansea, with its theatres, cinemas and shopping facilities is close at hand whilst Cardiff, the capital city of Wales is less than 1 hour away. The M4 motorway and intercity rail network provides easy access to all major UK centres.
A range of good quality public and private sector schooling and affordable executive housing is available locally.