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Consultant Interventional Radiologist


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Consultant Interventional Radiologist
10 Sessions per week
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Royal Gwent Hospital
£77,779 - £100,997 per annum
30/12/2019 23:59

If you are successful at interview for this post you will receive your conditional offer of appointment and information pack via email.


We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post. If you are short listed for this post, you will be contacted via your email account you used to apply for this post, therefore please check your account regularly.


Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English


Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.


Aneurin Bevan University Health Board support flexible working.



Consultant Interventional Radiologist

Based at the Royal Gwent Hospital, with cross site cover for Nevil Hall Hospital and Ystrad Ysbyty Fawr sites also.

 Full Time (10 Sessions)

 Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible

 Closing Date for Applications: 30th December 2019

We are delighted to invite applications for the post of an Interventional Radiologist based at the Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport. The successful applicant will join a team of, working across our Royal Gwent Hospital, Nevil Hall Hospital and Ystrad Ysbyty Fawr sites.

This is a new post and the successful applicant will join a large friendly team of enthusiastic radiologists. Imaging has a high profile in the Aneurin Bevan University Health Board and Interventional Radiology (IR) has been a large part of this.

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board (ABUHB) provides a wide range of diagnostic and interventional radiology services. The IR lists take place in two labs both of which are located in the radiology department. Vascular services in ABUHB foster a multidisciplinary approach to patient care and there is an excellent working relationship between the surgeons and interventional radiologists. ABUHB acts as a Tertiary Centre for many Oncology Interventions such as TACE, PV Embolisation, RIG, SIRT and Thermal ablation of lung, liver, kidney and bone tumours. We have both Radiofrequency and Microwave ablation equipment available.

We currently offer an extensive range of both vascular and nonvascular interventions encompassing Peripheral Angioplasty, simple and complex EVAR, complex Embolisations, PAE, UFE, Biliary and GI Stenting in addition to the Oncology workload. There is independent access to outpatient clinic facilities and admission rights to surgical beds is now available to IR Consultants.  

The provision of both elective and emergency vascular surgical services is currently undergoing exciting reorganisation. The aim is to centralise vascular services across South East Wales and it is anticipated that this will further enhance the already established network approach that will involve cross site working, a regional MDT and an AAA screening service. We currently perform approximately 40-50 EVARs per year in ABUHB but as a single network caring for a population of 1.2million this number is expected to rise to approximately 120 based on current local data.

Following the completion of the South East Wales review, a sustainable 1 in 8 IR on call commenced in February 2019 working with Cwm Taf and Cardiff & Vale University Health Board. The successful applicant to this post will be expected to join this rota.

ABUHB is currently building a brand new critical care centre- the Grange University Hospital, which is expected to open in early 2021. The post will initially be based at the Royal Gwent Hospital and expected to be largely based in the new hospital in 2021. It is however expected that interventional radiologists in South East Wales will work across health board boundaries on a more collaborative basis to provide both elective and emergency services in the future.

The Health Board actively supports consultant doctors to undertake funded 3 month formal sabbaticals through an annual application process.

Free parking is available across all Aneurin Bevan University Health Board Sites.

Those wishing to discuss the post informally in the first instance or arrange a visit to the department should contact:

Clinical Director; Dr David Fleming, Consultant Radiologist, Tel: 01633 234318


Lead Clinician; Dr Chris Chick, Consultant Radiologist, Tel: 01633 234341                                    


Consultant Interventional Radiologist; Dr Nimit Goyal, Consultant Interventional Radiologist, Tel : 01633-234311


 This position involves Regulated Activity with children and adults as defined by the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act (amended by the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012) and the following checks will be undertaken following any conditional offer:

  • Enhanced check with barred list information, including an adults and children’s barred list check

Applicants must hold full registration and a licence to practice with the GMC.

Candidates for Consultant posts must also be on the GMC Specialist Register (including via CESR/European Community Rights) or will have a CCT/CESR(CP) date within 6 months of interview 

Vacancy Ref: 040-CON383-N                   

Closing Date for Applications: Midnight on  30th December 2019

Published on NHS Jobs and Trac:      2nd December 2019     

Published in BMJ: 7th December 2019

Interview Date: 28th January 2020


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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.

Welsh language skills need to be learnt when appointed to the post

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Further details / informal visits contact

Pre-interview visits to the department are encouraged. We would love to meet with you and discuss further. Further information can be obtained by contacting:

Clinical Director;  Dr David Fleming,  Consultant Radiologist, Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport , NP20 2UB     

Tel: 01633 234318          E-mail: 

Lead Clinician;  Dr Chris Chick,  Consultant Radiologist,  Royal Gwent Hospital,  Newport, NP20 2UB

 Tel: 01633 234341                    E-mail:           


Consultant Interventional Radiologist;

Dr Nimit Goyal, Consultant Interventional Radiologist, Royal Gwent Hospital   

Tel : 01633-234311               Email: