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Working in Surgery

About our Department

A career within Surgery at UHCW will be rewarding, covering a multitude of elective specialities that span from simple surgery to more complex reconstructive work.

With the group being diverse there are many speciality / specialist nurse roles that exist and when opportunities arise there is the ability to apply for CNS/PSP/ANP roles within the group.

Working towards the Trust vision of Together Towards World Class, the group supports many of the values. On starting you will be allocated a mentor/preceptor who will support you in your role along with all other staff to guide and mentor you.

Our Services

• General surgery

• Colorectal Surgery

• Upper GI surgery

• Hepatobiliary Surgery

• Vascular Surgery across 3 counties

• Breast Surgery

• Enhanced Care Unit

• Maxillo Facial Surgery

• ENT Surgery

• Plastic Surgery

• Gastroenterology ward

• Urology Surgery

• Renal transplantation service

• Perioperative Specialist practitioners supporting emergency surgery

• Reconstruction specialist surgery for cancer

• Gynae


As a group we work closely together across all disciplines. There is excellent team work between nursing and clinicians.

As a team we are dedicated to providing high quality care to all our elective and emergency patients that we see across all departments.

As the group is diverse within its specialities there is opportunity to grow your career within surgery at UHCW.

For more information about working in this speciality or to arrange an informal visit contact:

Jacqueline Moore (Modern Matron)  - [email protected]


Kam Johal (Modern Matron)  - [email protected]




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