Consultant Cardiologist - Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK

  • Oculus Health
  • Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK

Job Summary: As a Consultant Cardiologist within the NHS, you will provide expert medical care to patients with cardiovascular diseases, leading clinical services and contributing to service development and improvement initiatives. Working within multidisciplinary teams, you will play a pivotal role in delivering high-quality patient care in line with NHS standards and best practice guidelines.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Diagnose and treat patients with a wide range of cardiovascular conditions, including coronary artery disease, arrhythmias, and heart failure, utilizing advanced diagnostic and therapeutic techniques.
  • Lead and participate in multidisciplinary team meetings, contributing to treatment planning and coordination of care for complex patients.
  • Provide clinical leadership and supervision to junior medical staff, including medical students, junior doctors, and specialty trainees.
  • Participate in research and audit activities, contributing to the evidence base for cardiovascular care and service improvement.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date medical records and documentation, ensuring compliance with NHS quality standards and regulations.

Desired Skills and Qualifications:

  • Medical degree from an accredited medical school.
  • Full registration with the GMC (General Medical Council) and inclusion on the Specialist Register for Cardiology.
  • Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians (FRCP) or equivalent postgraduate qualification.
  • Experience in providing specialist cardiology services within the NHS or similar healthcare setting.
  • Excellent clinical skills and diagnostic abilities, with a commitment to delivering high-quality patient care.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills, with the ability to work effectively within multidisciplinary teams.


  • Competitive salary in line with NHS consultant pay scales and banding, based on experience and qualifications.
  • Comprehensive NHS benefits package, including pension scheme, annual leave entitlement, and access to research and professional development opportunities.
  • Opportunity to work within a dynamic NHS cardiology department, leading clinical services and contributing to the delivery of high-quality care for patients.