This is an exciting time for our staff, following a recent review of healthcare services in Dorset which will see major changes to the way healthcare is provided.
As one of the two acute NHS providers in the east of the county, our services will be closely linked to those provided at the Royal Bournemouth & Christchurch Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.
We’re working in close collaboration to deliver excellent emergency and planned care over the two sites, for the people of east Dorset.
The two trusts are merging this year and the teams have already started developing the model of working together in the future.
The appointee will be expected to deliver independent care in general and emergency surgery according to the needs of the service but will be expected to focus on helping the trust improve its acute gallstone pathway.
In particular, the appointee will be expected to have expertise in acute and elective gallbladder surgery.
The appointee will be expected to undertake a 10 PA Contract, with the opportunity to increase to an 11 PA contract by mutual agreement through the job planning process.
The other duties will be those generally expected of a Consultant in an active department, with trainees at all levels.
The successful candidate will participate in the general surgery on