Vacancy for Patient Information Lead

Patient Information Lead
Contract Type:
 Fixed Term - 3 Years
Salary: Unpaid - reasonable expenses will be paid
Closing Date: Tuesday 31 August 2021

We are looking to appoint a committed Patient Information Lead to help us to build on the success of our award winning patient information resources and maintain our high quality of standards and certification by the Patient Information Forum’s Trusted Information Creator Kitemark (PIF TICK).

This post is a three-year fixed term appointment to work with the Patient Information team at the College on the production of new and review of existing resources, and provide clinical advice to ensure our resources are clinically accurate and evidence based. A time commitment of approximately one to two hours per week will be required for this role. 

You can view the job description and person specification here

The postholder will be required to chair the Patient Information Group and work with College staff to contribute to the delivery of the RCoA aims and objectives around patient information.

Information about the Patient Information Group and the RCoA Patient Information resources is available here.

If you are interested in this role please send your application, in the form of CV and cover letter to

If you want to have an informal discussion about the role with the current lead Dr Hilary Swales, please contact

At RCoA diversity, equality and inclusion is an integral part of our culture so it is important to us that this is reflected in everything that we do. We welcome applications from all individuals irrespective of age, race, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion or belief, disability, marital status or parental responsibilities to ensure we actively embrace an inclusive and representative culture that encourages, supports and celebrates our differences.

Interviews will be held via Teams in early Autumn.