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Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Fixed term
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Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust
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Musgrove Park Hospital
£36,461 + supplements
05/02/2018 23:59
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Trust Doctor (ST1/2) in Obstetrics & Gynaecology


Applications are invited for a Trust Doctors Obstetrics & Gynaecology. This role is to start immediately on a fixed term contract basis until the 31st July.

The Department covers all subspecialties for maternity and gynaecology care, including sub-specialist oncological surgery (cancer centre status).
We undertake a wide range of major and minor surgery, run specialist and nurse led clinics and the maternity unit cares for about 3,200 pregnant women each year.

All inpatient care is centred on the Musgrove Park site but peripheral clinics are run in Bridgwater, Minehead, Wellington and Burnham-on-sea.

There are good links with the Fetal Medicine Department in Bristol, and the oncology team is part of the South West cancer network.

Musgrove Park Hospital serves a population of 350,000 and has an excellent reputation for providing a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and specialist services. The Trust has been rated ‘good’ in a recent CQC inspection, with an ‘outstanding’ rating for patient care. In 2016 we were selected to be a ‘Global Digital Exemplar’. One of only 16 Trusts who have been selected to trail blaze new ways of using digital technology, to drive radical improvements in the care of patients. The Trust has an excellent Teaching Academy and Postgraduate Centre with its own Research & Development Support Unit. We are the South West’s highest scored Trust for training in the GMC National Training Survey.

Nestled in the heart of Somerset as the County town, Taunton has recently been named as one of the new ‘Garden Towns’. This combines the best of both town and country life in one place and living here you will really get to experience life in the West Country, taking advantage of easy access to some of the UK’s most desirable locations. From the beaches of North Devon and Cornwall, to the cosmopolitan centres of Bristol, Bath, and Exeter, Taunton offers you all the perks while still being less than two hours by train from London.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK and hold full GMC registration.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Melanie Robson - Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist and Clinical Director for Women and Children
Hadi Haerizadeh - Consultant Gynaecology

01823 342564