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The below position closed to applications in Dec2020.

  • Please see below the details of an exciting vacancy opportunity at the Glenfield Hospital, Leicester

 1 year ST5+ Interventional Fellow/Respiratory SpR Post at Glenfield Hospital, Leicester – commencing August 2021

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.

For further details regarding the post, please see link below:


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.

As this post is regulated by the Protection of Children Act 1999, The Criminal Justice Courts Act 2000 and / or the Care Standards Act 2000 an enhanced police criminal records disclosure will be requested by the Trust in the event of a successful application

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]

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