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Consultant Careers

The exposure to different care settings is outstanding - 2 acute (1 university hospital) & 6 community hospitals plus 80 community premises & patients' homes


If you're an ambitious and interested in discussing your career opportunities with a forward-looking NHS Trust then County Durham and Darlington NHS Trust is ready to talk to you.

We value and recognise the pivotal role of clinical leadership and engagement in shaping and developing services for the future and our organisational hierarchy has been restructured to reflect and empower this leadership.

Recent exciting capital developments - building new state-of-the-art operating theatres on our Darlington site; upgrading our theatres at our Centre for Planned Care in Bishop Auckland to create a centre of excellence for orthopaedic surgery; enhancing our IT systems and infrastructure - have all been taken forward with a strong clinical voice.

If you would like to register your interest in working for CDDFT please send your cv to

'Staff moving to County Durham to live and work do so for the high quality of life, with the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty taking up large areas of the Western parts of the County'.

Housing is significantly less expensive to buy than the rest of England, there is less traffic on the motorways and more people get to work within 20 minutes of leaving home than the average for England'. (Source: 2001 Census statistics)

Outside of work, County Durham and Darlington has so much to offer your quality of life - stunning landscapes, a heritage city, vibrant cultural and leisure activities as well as an accessible and extensive transport network including rail and an international airport