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  • 1 year ST5+ Interventional Fellow/Respiratory SpR Post at Glenfield Hospital, Leicester – commencing August 2022

The Respiratory Unit at Glenfield Hospital has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, self-motivated (≥ST5 registrar/post-CCT) respiratory registrar/fellow to develop advanced skills in Interventional Respiratory Techniques/Pleural Disease. This post is available for at least 12 months in the first instance with a negotiable start date.

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This is an exciting opportunity to consolidate advanced respiratory skills in a centre with a track record of innovative service delivery and training, serving a population of 1,000,000. The post holder will be based at Glenfield Hospital.  Glenfield Hospital’s Respiratory Unit has a national and international reputation for its clinical and research portfolio.

The successful applicant will work with the Pleural/Lung Cancer Service as determined by the job description. The post will allow competency to be achieved in thoracic USS, EBUS-TBNA (linear/radial) bronchoscopy, cryobiopsy, medical thoracoscopy and indwelling pleural catheters at the very least as well as the running of a busy Pleural Clinic and exposure to other procedures (thermoplasty, valves, LVR MDT etc) offered by the department.

The post holder will help with general respiratory ward duties on our pleural-themed ward alongside the interventional work. The post is ideally suited to a senior trainee (≥ST5) who wishes to add further specialist clinical, management and potentially research skills to their portfolio prior to taking up a definitive Consultant post with an interest in Pleural Disease/Intervention/Lung Cancer but equally registrars in training who wish increase their repertoire of procedural skills whilst consolidating their respiratory training. Interested applicants are advised to review the job description and personal specification carefully to ensure the post is suitable to their requirements.

Further information about the disclosure scheme can be found at www.disclosure.gov.uk.

The successful appointee will be expected to participate in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and clinical audit. The University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust consists of three acute teaching hospitals serving the population of Leicestershire.  It is fully committed to Continuing Medical Education for consultants.

For further information and for an informal discussion, please contact:

Dr Rakesh Panchal, Consultant Respiratory Physician with interest in Interventional Pulmonology on 0116 258 3844 or e-mail [email protected] or Dr Muhammad Tufail, Consultant Respiratory Physician – [email protected]

Only short-listed candidates will receive further notification.

  • Pleural/Interventional Pulmonary position in Western Australia

The Western Australian hospitals are actively trying to increase the respiratory FTEs in the very near future.  Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital has a strong international reputation of the clinical pleural service and the research program.

We are seeking Expression of Interests for additional respiratory physician(s) who can help lead our tertiary/quaternary pleural service.  The position can suit any grade of seniority.  The ideal candidate should have a research interest/track record in the field.  There is a strong possibility of combining clinical sessions with the interventional pulmonary service – hence experience in advanced bronchoscopic techniques will be an advantage.

This is an opportunity to work with our state-of-the-art clinical pleural service, and be engaged with the highly productive clinical/laboratory/allied health pleural research team.

Perth, Western Australia is ranked within top 20 best cities to live in the world with attractive work conditions, excellent quality of life and over 3000 hours of sunshine every year. The respiratory department in SCGH is one of the leading units in Australasia with strong track record of clinical and academic excellence across many branches of respiratory medicine.

Interested persons should contact Prof Gary Lee at [email protected] as soon as possible.

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