Joint Specialty Committee for Acute Medicine: vacancy for RCP fellow working in Wales or Northern Ireland

A senior consultant in acute medicine, who is also a fellow of the RCP and based in either Northern Ireland or Wales, is sought to join the Joint Specialty Committee (JSC) for acute medicine as a devolved nations representative.

The JSC brings together representatives from the RCP and the Society for Acute Medicine (SAM) to share information and facilitate collaboration. Membership includes senior officers of the parent bodies, senior and junior consultants, a trainee representative and a member from the RCP’s Patient and Carer Network. The tenure is 4 years.

Current JSC discussion topics include:

  • workforce and training
  • setting national standards and agreeing joint guidelines and policy statements
  • continuing professional development for the specialist, including general medicine if necessary
  • any other specific matter of particular relevance to a specialty
  • advice to college or other working parties

How to apply

If you would like to apply for the role, please forward a current CV and a short (one side of A4) statement of your interest in this opportunity, highlighting how you would be able to contribute. This should be sent to RCP registrar Professor Donal O’Donoghue c/o by close on Friday 28 December 2018.

Please ensure you have agreement from your trust for the requisite time off.

The Royal College of Physicians welcomes and actively seeks to recruit people to its activities regardless of race, religion, ethnic origin, disability, age, gender and sexual orientation.

The RCP aims to reflect the diversity of its members in all its committee, senior roles and staff in general.