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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 18/10/2020.

Consultant Radiologist

Job Reference: 426-A-20-13619

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn NHS Foundation Trust
The Queen Elizabeth NHS Foundation Trust, King's Lynn
£77,913 - £105, 042

  1. The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn NHS Foundation Trust

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King’s Lynn NHS Foundation Trust is a 488 bed hospital which offers a chance to live and work in a beautiful region with its own distinctive mix of urban, rural and coastal landscapes, all within easy reach of Norwich, Cambridge, London and the Midlands. We serve an expanding population of around 220,000, which, increases substantially during the summer through the popularity of the surrounding countryside and beaches for leisure and holidays. We are a welcoming and friendly hospital that is devoted to our vibrant diverse community. We know where we are going, and want inspirational, compassionate and caring individuals to join us on this journey.

Great care can change everything and here at the Queen Elizabeth NHS Foundation Trust we want to deliver truly brilliant integrated care. Just like you we are ambitious about what we do and we are continually striving to improve our patient’s experience and outcomes. Bring your dedication and determination here, and you will benefit from the support of an experienced and enthusiastic multi-professional team committed to the delivery of brilliant patient care.


We are one of the most research-active organisations for our size in the UK, recruiting more patients to trials than most others in the country (1,062 in 18/19). We are also now recognised as one of the fastest trusts in the country from set up to recruitment.

We are looking for enthusiastic Radiologists to join our team and we would be interested in candidates with experience of the Clinical Lead role. We are a friendly and cohesive department with a range of specialist interests, committed to working together to the benefit of the patients and department, with very short turnaround times and short waiting times. We are an innovative group of Consultants always looking to expand and develop services.

You will be expected to undertake general radiology duties but we welcome and encourage the development of specialist interests. The radiology department currently performs approximately 150,000 investigations a year, including the reporting of plain films for the North Cambridgeshire Hospital in Wisbech and James Paget Hospital in Great Yarmouth. We provide outreach Ultrasound services in both Wisbech and Swaffham. Reporting of CT examinations out-of-hours is outsourced to Everlight Radiology.

We have 2 Registrars from the Norwich Radiology Academy and teach medical students both from Norwich and Cambridge.

We have a well equipped department with 2 Philips 64 slice CT scanners, 3 new Hitachi Ultrasound rooms, 1 Philips DR room, and 3 carestream DR rooms. We also have a Toshiba interventional / screening suite, a GE Gamma camera and 2 GE 450 and 360 MRI scanners. We provide screening and symptomatic Breast imaging services to our local population, within a new purpose built breast unit. New Agfa RIS/PACS system due to be installed in first half of 2021.




For further details / informal visits contact:

Name: Jason Smith

Job title: Clinical Lead

Email address:

Telephone number: 01553 613665

Additional contact information

For further information or an informal discussion please contact Dr J Smith, Clinical Lead on 01553 613665 (


Applications are welcome from anyone who meets the criteria specified in the person specification regardless of age, gender, disability, race ,ethnicity, religion, belief, sexual orientation or other personal circumstances. Only those applicants who demonstrate in the application form how they meet the criteria in the person specification will be shortlisted for interview. We not only recruit employees based on their qualifications and experience - we recruit individuals who possess and can demonstrate the behaviours which underpin our core values (attached).

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We offer our staff a wide range of benefits including:

  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Childcare support
  • Free counselling service
  • NHS Pension scheme

Please note due to high volume of applications for some posts, this post may close before the displayed closing date. We recommend that you apply for this role asap.

Admin & Clerical staff may be required to act as Loggists for a major incident.

Team QEH are one of the most research-active organisations for our size in the UK, recruiting more patients to trials than most others in the country (1,062 in 18/19). We are also now recognised as one of the fastest trusts in the country from set up to recruitment.

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