Consultant in Infectious Diseases

Employer: 

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester, UK

Closing date: 

Sunday, January 20, 2019 - 23:15

Responsibilities: 

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 20,000 staff.

We are responsible for running a family of nine hospitals across six separate sites, providing a wide range of services from comprehensive local general hospital care through to highly specialised regional and national services.

We are the main provider of hospital care to approximately 750,000 people in Manchester and Trafford and the single biggest provider of specialised services in the North West of England. We are also the lead provider for a significant number of specialised services including Breast Care, Vascular, Cardiac, Respiratory, Urology Cancer, Paediatrics, Women’s Services, Ophthalmology and Genomic Medicine.

Our vision is to improve the health and quality of life of our diverse population by building an organisation that:

  • Excels in quality, safety, patient experience, research, innovation and teaching
  • Attracts, develops and retains great people
  • Is recognised internationally as a leading healthcare provider

The growing and dynamic Infectious Diseases Service at the Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust is seeking an enthusiastic, broadly-trained clinician to join the team. The service is based at Wythenshawe Hospital. The Infectious Diseases (ID) service consists of general ID, the NCG commissioned National Aspergillosis Centre and outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy (OPAT).

The ID team includes eight Consultants (including this post), six clinical fellows, eleven specialist nurses, two Pharmacists and two Physiotherapists and are supported by the Service manager and other administrative and secretarial staff. Dr Riina Richardson is the Lead for the Department. The successful applicant will work closely with all these individuals to deliver a seamless, excellent service for the patients.

The ID team works closely together with the Mycology Reference Centre Manchester located at Wythenshawe Hospital site. This is a NHS reference laboratory with 14 staff.

For further details / informal visits contact:

If interested in learning more and becoming part of this dynamic team please contact

Dr Riina Richardson on [email protected] or 0161 291 5941