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Consultant in Palliative Medicine

Welcome to North Devon. World Class by Nature.’ The road sign says it all. If you are looking for your next career move in Palliative Medicine, please read on…

Following retirement of a long-serving post-holder, we are seeking a new Consultant in Palliative Medicine, to work 8 PA’s (negotiable) alongside the Trust’s existing Consultant in Palliative Medicine.

You will be based at North Devon Hospice. In addition to responsibilities in its 7-bedded inpatient unit, you will also have sessions supporting the hospital and community palliative care teams.

As well as enjoying the benefits of being employed by Northern Devon Healthcare Trust, you would be a key member of the Hospice’s senior management team. In addition, the role is supported by the regional network of Palliative Medicine Consultants, such as those working at the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust, with whom our Trust has a formal collaboration, and is proceeding to full integration.

Our county is frequently rated as one of the best places to live in the UK, with world class beaches, Exmoor National Park, first class schools and many attractions all on your doorstep.

If you would enjoy working in a truly integrated care model across hospice, hospital and community settings, as well as delivering education to our healthcare colleagues, then please get in touch.

For an informal discussion, please contact Dr Hasib Choudhury, Consultant in Palliative Medicine, on 01271 311 642 (hospital team’s direct line), or email or contact Mr Stephen Roberts, Chief Executive, North Devon Hospice on 01271 347 239, email

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Closing Date: Sunday 28th November 2021


Employer: Northern Devon Healthcare Trust

Location: Barnstaple

Salary: £82,096 to £110,683 pa

Job Type: Permanent

Working pattern: Part time



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