Consultant in General Medicine - London

General Medicine Consultant

Location: The Whittington Hospital, London, UK


The Whittington Hospital boasts a distinctive blend of academic prowess and community spirit. Marrying the academic culture of a University Hospital with the welcoming ambiance of a Rural District General Hospital (DGH), we pride ourselves on delivering exceptional care. Our dedication to excellence is evident not only in our impressive Standardised Mortality Ratio but also in the collaborative and supportive environment we foster. Here, teamwork flourishes, creating an atmosphere conducive to personal and professional growth.

The Role:

Joining the General Medicine Team places you at the core of The Whittington's daily operations. We are currently seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Consultant to bolster our ranks. As a pivotal member, you will assume crucial responsibilities within our two admission/short stay wards, encompassing a total of 34 beds, and our renowned Ambulatory Care Unit.

Key Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will undertake shifts in the Acute Assessment Unit (AAU), covering part or full weeks on a 1:3 week rotation (5 days out of every 15), with shifts running from 08:00 to 14:00. AAU morning shifts entail conducting ward rounds (typically 16-18 patients) on one of the AAU wards, supervising the team, providing educational support, and conducting work-based assessments for junior doctors. Two acute medicine wards are operational, each overseen by a dedicated acute medical consultant from Monday to Friday. Each ward maintains a minimum staffing level of 5 healthcare professionals, including IMT/ACCS/SHO equivalent team members, 1 registrar, FY2 equivalent/clinical fellow, and advanced clinical practitioners, operating between 08:00 and 18:00. What We Offer:

An engaging and fulfilling role within a reputable healthcare institution. Opportunities for professional growth and advancement. A dynamic educational environment with ample prospects for teaching and research. The opportunity to contribute to the development of future healthcare professionals.


  • Full GMC registration and relevant UK-based experience.
  • Completion of CCT in Medicine or equivalent, or within six months of obtaining it at the time of application.
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities and the capacity to thrive within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
  • A commitment to education and a passion for supporting the professional development of junior colleagues.

Join Us:

If you are prepared to make a meaningful impact on patient lives and contribute to a culture of excellence, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity. Become an integral part of The Whittington family and embark on a gratifying journey where your talents and contributions are recognized and valued.


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