Dr Grays Hospital

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The Surgical Unit at NHS Grampian, Dr Grays Hospital wishes to recruit two Locum Consultant General Surgeons to join a team of 5 Consultant General Surgeons. This is a full time position (10 PAs) for a Fixed Term of 24 months.

Dr Grays Hospital is situated in Elgin, the county town of Moray. The surrounding area is considered to be of outstanding natural beauty. This post offers a unique opportunity to practice surgery in an area with a high quality of life, excellent schools, affordable housing and superb recreational facilities.

The Hospital serves a population of about 132,000 and provides emergency and elective general surgical services within the hospital and at selected community hospitals. There are good links with Aberdeen Royal Infirmary which is a Tertiary Referral and Major Trauma Centre. Dr Grays Hospital is a Cancer Unit dealing mainly with colorectal cancer. Supporting staff include 2 Specialist Trainees, 1 Core Trainee and 4 Foundation Doctors. The Hospital is currently investing in a cohort of Advanced Nurse Practitioners to support junior rotas and Consultant workload. There are 4 Specialist Nurses covering Oncology, Stoma Care and Theatre assistance. The Hospital enjoys a strong association with the University of Aberdeen and takes final year medical students.

The post requires wide experience of Elective and Emergency General Surgery. A special clinical interest would be welcomed and there are opportunities to develop this locally and through links to local centres. Applicants will be supported with the CESR process if required

Full registration with a licence to practise with the GMC is required. For more information visit

Informal enquires are welcome, and may be made by telephone to Mr Duff Bruce, Consultant Surgeon, 01343 567577.

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