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Locum Consultant - Gastroenterology

Main area
Fixed Term
Job ref
435|6037|Digestive Diseases Medical |ICG
£77,913 to £105,042 pa
23/01/2019 23:59

At East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust our vision is to be widely recognised for providing safe, personal and effective care.  We currently provide high quality services and treat over 600,000 people across East Lancashire and the surrounding area. We employ over 7,000 staff, many of whom are internationally renowned and have won awards for their work.

East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust is a major acute Trust located in Lancashire.  We provide high quality healthcare services to the residents of East Lancashire with a combined population in the region of 550,000.

The Digestive Diseases Directorate is led by eight Consultant Gastroenterologists, and is a friendly, dynamic and forward looking unit. The consultant team are supported by a variety of Nurse Endoscopists, Advanced Nurse Practitioners and Specialist Nurses, in addition to four Specialty registrars and an Advanced Endoscopy Fellow.

We are the regional specialist referral centre for hepatobiliary services and are the only regional Trust to provide 24/7 Emergency ERCP On Call. Our department undertakes over 700 ERCPs/year and is a high volume centre.

Other specialist services we provide include:

  • Endoscopic Ultrasound
  • Bowel Cancer Screening
  • Regional Hepatitis C Hub service

Endoscopy is delivered in state of the art, JAG accredited facilities across 3 sites

Applications are invited to the post of substantive Consultant Gastroenterologist (x2) to join our friendly and dynamic professional team. The postholder(s) will be expected to participate in specialist endoscopy work including ERCP, and to participate in specialist HPB and ERCP MDTs.

Visits to the hospital are welcome and contact for this, or for further information, should be made through Dr Joseph Collum, Clinical Director for Gastroenterology, telephone (01254) 733030

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Applicant requirements

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

Dr Joseph Collum

Consultant Physician & Gastroenterologist


Matthew Sutcliffe

Operational Manager


If you have problems applying, contact

East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust
Haslingden Road
01254 734166