Consultant in Obstetrics & Gynaecology


Main area
Obs & Gynae
10 Sessions
Job ref
Blackpool Teaching Hospitals
05/03/2018 23:59

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is ideally situated just a forty five minute drive from Manchester. The Trust provides services to the 440,000 residents of Blackpool, Fylde & Wyre and North Lancashire, as well as specialist tertiary care for Cardiac and Haematology patients. We employ more than 6,500 staff, have approximately 900 beds and have a planned turnover in excess of £410m for 2017/2018.


As one of the United Kingdom’s largest coastal resort, Blackpool has plenty to offer its residents – it’s not just a good place to work; it’s a great place to live. In addition to its bustling centre and historic seafront, the town is world famous for its many attractions, including the famous Blackpool Tower. Blackpool also offers a number of scenic cycling routes round our local parks and across the surrounding countryside, as well as boasting panoramic views of the coast on its picturesque Promenade. Further afield, Blackpool also benefits from less than three-hour connections via rail to Edinburgh in the north and London in the south.


Our strategic vision for 2020 is:

As a high performing Trust, operating as part of an integrated care system, we will provide high quality, safe and effective care. This will be achieved in a financially sustainable way, through our skilled and motivated workforce”.

We require a Consultant in Obstetrics & Gynaecology to work across the geographical areas of Blackpool Wyre and the Fylde. The appointee will join 7 consultant Colleagues with various interests and the post will be resident. This post has been developed to help maintain 60 hours consultant presence on delivery suite and address performance targets in gynaecology. It is a flexible job plan to fit in with both the skills of the post holder and the needs of the department. 

Blackpool Victoria Hospital is a busy Teaching Hospital serving a resident population of 333,000 spread across the geographical areas of the Blackpool, Fylde & Wyre. Blackpool is Britain’s premier Northern Holiday Resort with an annual intake of visitors exceeding 16.5 million.

The Obstetrics & Gynaecology Department is part of the Families Division which offers an integrated and comprehensive service for Women and Children and aims to promote the highest possible range and standards of care for women, children and their families. The Division achieves its aims through continuing education and update and the appointment of appropriately qualified staff within the specialties. The Division provides a full range of outpatient, inpatient, and day case and community services.

Candidates must have membership of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, be fully registered with the GMC and be on the Specialist Register or be eligible for inclusion on the register within 6 months of the interview date for the post. Evidence of this status must be included in your application.

Date of AAC - TBC

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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

Mr Eric Mutema

Head of Department for Obstetrics & Gynaecology.

Telephone - 01253 9556239  

If you have problems applying, contact

01253 957015