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Orthopaedic Spines
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
37.5/10 sessions
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Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board
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Morriston Hospital
£75,881 - £98,515
11/03/2019 23:59
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Consultant Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant


We expect everyone that works for the Health Board, regardless of their role, to share and uphold our values in all that they do:

Caring for each other - in every human contact in all of our communities and each of our hospitals.

Working together - as patients, families, carers, staff and communities so that we always put patients first

Always improving - so that we are at our best for every patient and for each other.  


Rydym yn disgwyl fod pawb sy’n gweithio ar gyfer y Bwrdd Iechyd, beth bynnag yw eu rôl, yn rhannu ac yn ategu ein gwerthoedd ym mhopeth maent yn ei wneud:

Gofalu am ein gilydd – ym mhob cyswllt dynol ym mhob un o’n cymunedau ac ym mhob un o’n ysbytai.

Gweithio gyda’n gilydd - fel cleifion, teuluoedd, gofalwyr, staff a chymunedau fel ein bod yn rhoi cleifion yn gyntaf bob amser

Gwella bob amser – fel ein bod ar ein gorau i bob claf ac ein gilydd 




From 1st April 2019, the responsibility for providing healthcare services for people in the Bridgend County Borough Council area will move from Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board to Cwm Taf University Health Board.  Therefore the above post and successful candidate may be transferred to Cwm Taf University Health Board as of 1st April 2019. The consultation and subsequent transfer of employees will take place in line with TUPE regulations and the NHS All Wales Organisational Change Policy. More information regarding the changes can be found at

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the adult elective Orthopaedic Spinal Service based at Morriston Hospital. We are looking for a Consultant Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon/Neuro Surgeon with a specialist interest is Spines tol provide a clinical service, with colleagues, which will include the responsibility for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of illness.

Working with consultant colleagues and the multi-professional team you will have continuing responsibility for the well-being of all patients under your care; allowing for proper delegation to, and training of staff. In partnership with clinical and managerial colleagues you will also have responsibility for the safe, efficient and effective functioning of the services in which you work in line with the values, operational policies and integrated medium term plan (IMTP) of the Health Board. You are encouraged to consider how services can be improved and to report any concerns about safety.

You will be required to adhere to the principles of good medical practice as laid down by the General Medical Council.

You will be required to participate in the Health Board’s risk management process, clinical governance and any other healthcare governance activities within the department, the delivery unit and the Health Board. Adherence to the Caldicott Principles of information governance is mandatory.

You will be required to maintain a licence to practice through revalidation, to undergo satisfactory annual appraisal using the all Wales online Medical Appraisal Scheme (“MARS”) and to formulate a Personal Development Plan, in conjunction with the Clinical lead, to identify training and development needs. You will be expected to participate in sufficient personal and professional development to fulfill Royal College and GMC requirements. You will also be required to undergo a job plan review at least annually and to agree and then meet service outcomes.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Mr Nav Verghese

Clinical Lead - Spines

Consultant Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon

01792 703172

If you have problems applying, contact

01792 703200