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Consultant in Critical Care with special interest in Acute Medicine

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
24/05/2019 23:59

At NNUH it is our privilege to provide healthcare to over one million people across Norfolk and surrounding areas. Our vision is to ‘provide every patient with the care we want for those we love the most’, and if this inspires you and you share our values, we really want you to join our team. 

Our values support our vision and guide the behaviour of everything we do, these are:.


We look after the needs of our patients, carers and colleagues, to provide a safe and caring experience for all.


We act with care, compassion and kindness and value others’ diverse needs.


We take an honest, open and ethical approach to everything we do.


We work as one team and support each other to maintain the highest professional standards.


We continuously learn and improve to achieve the best outcomes for our patients and our hospital. 

Wish you were here..? Click here to find out more about our Hospital and what we have to offer


CONSULTANT POST IN CRITICAL CARE with an interest in Acute Medicine.

Applications are invited for the consultant post in Critical Care with an interest in acute medicine. This is a full time post created as a result of maternity/sabbatical/retirement and will expand the team of consultants to 12.

The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides a full range of acute clinical services through the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (1,000 beds) and Cromer and District Hospital, including more specialist services such as oncology and radiotherapy, neonatology, orthopaedics, plastic surgery, ophthalmology, rheumatology, paediatric medicine and surgery.

Our staff of over 7,000 treats more than one million patients; people from Norfolk, neighbouring counties and further afield. Our patients are referred to us by around 100 local GP practices but also from other acute hospitals and primary care trusts around the country.

As a university teaching hospital we have developed our research and development strategy in partnership with the University of East Anglia.

We also work closely with our partners on the Norwich Research Park and Norwich Radiology Academy to take forward our ambitious targets for research and development.

There are 28 critical care beds (24 opened) and almost 2000 patients admitted per annum. There is a large throughput of major surgical patients (Orthopaedic & Spinal surgery, Colo-rectal, Thoracic, Vascular, Head & Neck cancer surgery, Urology and ENT surgery). The Norfolk & Norwich Hospital is also a regional centre for primary PCI work and there are a substantial number of admissions to the critical care post-PCI.

The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital has one of the busiest “Acute Medical takes” in the United Kingdom (numerically the 5th largest medical take in England). The Acute Medicine department assesses and treats approximately 25,000 patients every year.

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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

For informal enquiries please contact Dr Akesh Dhrampal, Critical Care Service Director on 01603 286286. 

Please refer to the ‘Job Description’ link to the right of the page for the full specification of responsibilities and requirements for this post.

Closing date 24th May 2019

Please attach a short CV

The Advisory Appointment Committee will meet on Thursday 27th June 2019.