Clinical Fellow ST3+ in Respiratory Medicine

Barts Health NHS Trust
£40,257 to £58,398 a year per annum
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Job summary

Barts Health (Newham University Hospital)

Fixed Term Specialty Registrar Post (Full-Time)

Available from 1st June 2023 for up to 12 months

Respiratory Medicine

We are looking for one post at ST3 or above in Respiratory and General Medicine at Newham University Hospital, to include a 1 in 8 on call commitment with prospective cover. The post holder requires MRCP (or European equivalent) and previous NHS experience.

The post is ideal for candidates wishing to pursue a career in Acute Medicine or Respiratory Medicine. The post will offer the opportunity to develop skills in bronchoscopy, pleural procedures and pleural ultrasound. The post holder will gain experience in respiratory medicine including Covid pneumonia, TB, lung cancer and acute NIV and CPAP. There are ample research and career development opportunities within the department to help candidates apply for a training number in acute and respiratory medicine.

Barts Health's vision is to become a healthcare organisation that offers urgent specialist and community services tailored to meet the needs of local communities. As the largest unique NHS Acute Trust in the country we are committed to recruiting staff that will help us meet our Vision for Changing Lives, and demonstrate behaviors we believe make our Trust a great place for patients.

Main duties of the job

Barts Health is the largest NHS Trust in England and continues to be one of the leading healthcare providers in the country. The Respiratory service in Newham University Hospital prides itself on delivering high quality patient focused services for Respiratory disease. The Trust is combined of six hospitals and multiple community based sites, caring for over 2.5 million people within the east of London and beyond. Newham has a high incidence of respiratory related disease and diversity, serving a varied and highly populated demographic area.

About us

Barts Health is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, and one of Britain's leading healthcare providers.The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.

Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.

We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • The post holder will join 3 other registrars on the firm to share ward duties including managing inpatients including those on acute NIV under the care of the respiratory consultants, chest clinics and respiratory referrals within the hospital.
  • The post holder will be expected to attend the morbidity and mortality (M&M) meetings and diagnostic Lung MDT meeting.
  • Training will be available for pleural ultrasound, pleural procedures and bronchoscopy.
  • The post holder will be encouraged to take part in audit, governance including incident reporting and education.
  • Participation in acute medical on call rota with prospective cover
  • The posts are ideal for candidates wishing to pursue a career in Acute Medicine or Respiratory Medicine. There are ample career development opportunities within the department to help candidates apply for training number in acute and respiratory medicine.

Person Specification



  • Substantial experience in General Internal Medicine within the NHS
  • Experience in Respiratory Medicine within the NHS
  • Experience in teaching


  • Higher Degree i.e MSc, PhD or equivalent
  • Maintenance of a CPD diary or portfolio



  • Phlebotomy, Cannulation, Arterial Blood Gas
  • ALS accreditation


  • Lumbar puncture Pleural procedures
  • Level 1 pleural ultrasound accreditation



  • Excellent knowledge in general and acute internal medicine
  • A broad range of knowledge in other relevant disciplines


  • Knowledge in specialist respiratory medicine



  • MRCP (or EU equivalent)
  • GMC registration with a license to practice work permit for UK


  • Higher Degree i.e MSc, PhD or equivalent

Medical Management


  • Demonstrable skills in department management
  • An understanding of Clinical Governance
  • Experience in performing clinical audit


  • Awareness of current issues in NHS
  • NHS complaint handling

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