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Are you a Consultant Anaesthetist looking to try a locum in a beautiful location?

The island of St Helena are looking for a locum Consultant Anaesthetist from 24th August - 7th October 2023.

St Helena offers a unique environment in which to work and live, with a variety of outdoor activities in a beautiful setting. it is safe and welcoming, and there are excellent accommodation options.

St Helena Benefits Package Includes:

  • Salary: £85,000pa (total remuneration c. £100,000 including allowances -  (pro rata for the legnth of assignment) 
  • Lower tax rates! 
  • An International Supplement
  • Pension Contribution of 7.5% of salary
  • The opportunity to experience great weather and a different way of life! 

The island a self-governing Overseas Territory of the United Kingdom located in the South Atlantic approximately 4,000 miles from the UK.  The island’s population is around 4,500 . The 22-bed General Hospital in the capital, Jamestown, covers all areas of acute medical and surgical care. 


Duties will include

1. The preoperative preparation of surgical patients.

2. Provide anaesthetics to adult and paediatric patients alike which would include general anaesthesia (LMA or intubation), neuraxial blocks and axillary plexus blocks. Neonatal cases may also arise.

3. The resuscitation and stabilisation of patients in the Emergency Department.

4. Intensive care medicine.

5. Transport of acutely ill and injured patients.

6. Pain medicine

7. The provision of sedation and anaesthesia for patients undergoing various procedures. Examples of this include different endoscopic procedures, interventional radiology and dental surgery (this list is not exclusive).



  • Full GMC registration or equivalent and good standing with that body. 
  • ATLS, APLS or equivalent
  • FRCA or DESA or equivalent
  • Employed at Consultant level or at Senior Specialist Registrar with at least  7 years’ post graduate experience
  • Intensive care experience of at least 5 years


If you  are interested, please apply! 

 (We offer up to £500 for referrals! )



For a discussion about this role or
other opportunities contact Emma today.

emma@headmedical.com / 0131 370 0100

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