Vacancy for a new consultant representative for the Joint Specialty Committee for Genitourinary Medicine

The RCP are seeking a new consultant representative to join the Joint Specialty Committee (JSC) for Genitourinary Medicine. The individual must be within 5 years of his or her first consultant post.

The JSC is a joint committee of the RCP and British Association for Sexual Health and HIV (BASHH) and brings together representatives of both bodies 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 & Carer Network. Members serve for up to 4 years.

Issues discussed by the committee are:

  • workforce and training
  • setting national standards and agreeing joint guidelines and policy statements
  • drawing up specifications for clinical governance in relation to the practice of the specialty
  • developing and extending service review
  • continuing professional development for the specialist, including general medicine if necessary
  • reviewing ethnic minority health issues
  • identifying ethical issues
  • any other specific matter of particular relevance to the specialty
  • advice to RCP or other working parties

Applying for the role

If you would like to apply for this 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 Professor Donal O’Donoghue, RCP registrar, c/o the committee manager, by close on 4 March 2020.

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 committees, senior roles and staff.