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Senior Clinical Fellow in General Medicine and Geriatric Medicine

Hywel Dda University Health Board
Depending on experience £35,408 - £55,674 per annum
Closing date
29 May 2023

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Job summary

To provide, with medical colleagues (as appropriate) a service in Geriatrics Medicine, designated with responsibility for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of illness.

There are 4 elderly care Consultants in Prince Philip Hospital. Dr Granville Morris who has interests in Parkinson's disease and stroke, Dr Kumar who has an interest in stroke and is the Healthboard lead for stroke, Dr Sheehan who has interests in frailty, community care and Parkinson's disease and Dr Haden who has commitments in Swansea University Medical School as deputy lead for assessment and is also the frailty attachment lead.

The Geriatrics unit covers 3 wards in Prince Philip Hospital including a 29 bedded stroke ward. There is also a busy day hospital.The post-holder will have the opportunity to develop general medical and eldery care experience in Prince Philip Hospital especially in the areas of stroke, Parkinson's disease, frailty and medical education

Main duties of the job

The post-holder will have the opportunity to develop general medical and Elderly care experience in Prince Philip Hospital especially in the areas of stroke, Parkinson's disease, frailty and medical education.

All clinical staff are accountable and responsible for their own clinical competence and should limit their actions to those for which they are deemed competent. Clinical staff are also required to comply with the requirements of their professional organisation regarding supervision.

You would work in the acute and chronic, secondary care setting. You would also take part in the acute medical in-patient service for adult age groups and be part of the General Medical on-call rota (this role being currently 1 in 11)

Supervision and training of junior staff will be part of the role as well as mentoring medical students from both Swansea and Cardiff Medical Schools. Many of the current physicians in Hywel Dda have honorary roles within the post-graduate Medical School at Swansea University.

About us

Hywel Dda University Health Board is the planner and provider of NHS healthcare services for people in Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and its bordering counties. Our 11,000 members of staff provide primary, community, in-hospital, mental health and learning disabilities services for around 384,000 people across a quarter of the landmass of Wales. We do this in partnership with our three local authorities and public, private and third sector colleagues, including our volunteers, through: Four main hospitals: Bronglais General in Aberystwyth, Glangwili General in Carmarthen, Prince Philip in Llanelli and Withybush General in Haverfordwest; Seven community hospitals: Amman Valley and Llandovery in Carmarthenshire; Tregaron, Aberaeron and Cardigan in Ceredigion; and Tenby and South Pembrokeshire Hospital Health and Social Care Resource Centre in Pembrokeshire; 48 general practices (four of which are managed practices), 47 dental practices (including three orthodontic), 99 community pharmacies, 44 general ophthalmic practices (43 providing Eye Health Examination Wales and 34 low vision services) and 17 domiciliary only providers and 11 health centres; Numerous locations providing mental health and learning disabilities services; Highly specialised and tertiary services commissioned by the Welsh Health Specialised Services Committee, a joint committee representing seven health boards across Wales.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For full details of the role requirements please see attached Job Description and Person Specification

Person Specification



  • Full GMC Registration with Licence to practice
  • -Valid Certified Advanced Life Support Skills
  • MBBS or recognised equivalent


  • MRCP

Clinical Experience


  • -Commitment to team approach and multi-disciplinary working
  • Ability to manage own time and workload
  • Able to apply knowledge
  • Experience of assessment of emergencies


  • -Experience of NHS
  • -Wider experience, research and training in providing sub specialty service
  • -Additional clinical qualification(s)

Clinical Governance


  • participation in clinical audit and understanding role of audit in improving medical practice


  • Knowledge of risk management

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