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Cardiology Fellow

NHS Medical & Dental: Specialty Doctor

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NHS Medical & Dental: Specialty Doctor
Full time 10 PAs per week
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Kings Mill Hospital
Sutton in Ashfield
£39,069 - £72,840 per annum based on post qualification experience
25/07/2019 23:59

Sherwood Forest Hospitals (SFH) We are a multiple award-winning, modern and friendly trust, with a growing reputation for providing outstanding care across our three hospitals and in the Mid Nottinghamshire community. We have a stable leadership team, a clear sense of direction and we are working very closely with our health and local authority partners in the Mid Nottinghamshire Integrated Care Partnership (ICP), to deliver a better future for the population we serve. Our staff and volunteers strive to ensure patients are at the centre of our decision making.

At SFH we value our staff.  We know happy, well supported staff provide high quality care to patients. We want all patients to receive the level of care we expect our friends and family to receive and we are making progress with this aim. We have the highest staff engagement scores across the Midlands and in 2018, the Care Quality Commission assessed us as Good Overall and Outstanding for the Care we provide.

We offer a growing range of staff benefits, excellent training facilities and a modern, well equipped working environment. We are committed to supporting colleagues to maximise their potential and enjoy satisfying careers, underpinned by our staff health and wellbeing strategy; ‘Happy, Healthy, Here’. 

If our vision and values appeal to you, now is the time to join #Team SFH. 


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated and committed individual to join a team of 8 Consultant Cardiologists and their supporting staff. This new post will be based at King's Mill Hospital where you will contribute to the provision of clinical cardiology services to Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and surrounding population of 400,000.

Cardiology at Sherwood Forest Hospitals has developed extensively over the last few years to deliver a wide range of services. These include a full range of investigations, both invasive and non-invasive to include CT angiography, TOE, diagnostic cardiac catheterisation, coronary angioplasty, pacing and complex devices.

This post is highly suitable for a doctor aspiring to a career in Cardiology  who wants to extend their experience of Cardiology to improve their chance of a subsequent successful application.The overriding purpose is to support the provision of the highest quality patient care through personal actions and continuous improvement.

The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting Rapid Access Chest Pain clinics, outpatient clinics and a range of investigations to include Myoviews, DSE and Echo. You will also be expected to contribute to inpatient ward work and participate with MDT meetings, Specialty Governance and Morbidity and Mortality.

Please note that this post does not carry Postgraduate Dean's approval of training recognition. However, support for study leave will be given and participation in research and audit activities is strongly encouraged.

Although these posts are not recognised for training the post holder will be allocated a Clinical/Educational supervisor and there will be ample opportunity for Clinical experience. The post will provide excellent experience as a Clinical Fellow at a busy friendly District General Hospital. All successful candidates will be well supported by senior colleagues during your tenure with us.

All candidates will need to hold full GMC registration at the time of appointment. Evidence of immigration status will need to be provided prior to starting at the Trust. Please visit the home office website for more information. This post is ST1/2 level so previous UK clinical experience including UK Cardiology experience is essential.

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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

If you wish to join our dedicated, committed and friendly team or find out more about the role you are welcome to contact Dr. Sukh Bassi, Consultant Cardiologist for an informal chat or visit on 01623 622515 ext. 3503, or Mel Bulgin, Head of Service on 01623 672424.