Consultant Physician - Interest in Geriatric Medicine

Barrow in Furness, Cumbria
£76,001 - £102,456 per annum
09 Mar 2017
23 Apr 2017
Geriatric medicine
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Do you want be part of a team delivering high quality care?

Our Care of the Elderly team are committed to providing excellent care for the frail older adult and currently provide stroke services, TIA and falls clinics, orthogeriatric support and general elderly medicine and rehabilitation. They have recently developed an Acute Frail Elderly service to ensure timely Geriatrician review of all our frail older patients when they access our hospitals.

We are have posts available at Furness General Hospital and Royal Lancaster Infirmary. The posts have a 10 PA job plan (comprising 1.5 PAs as core SPA time and 8.5 PAs of direct clinical care / lead role time). You will participate in our Consultant on call rota and work closely with the other specialty Consultants to deliver safe, effective and expert medical care to our patients. We would be happy to support and facilitate special interests and professional development within the team and elsewhere within our specialty

Our hospitals have recently been rated as GOOD overall with our care being rated as OUTSTANDING by the CQC. Our hospital was also awarded the prestigious Vanguard Status to develop care in an integrated model across primary and secondary areas in our catchment area and offers an exciting opportunity to help shape the services of the future for older people.

We are looking for a reliable, flexible, motivated Consultant who has excellent clinical skills, a commitment to delivering high quality healthcare, and be willing to embrace positive change and transformation in order to meet the demands of the community we serve.

The University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust has a keen interest and extensive involvement in Medical and Dental Education at both Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels. We work in partnership with Lancaster Medical School, North Western Deanery and Health Education North West to provide quality education and training which meets the requirements of these regulatory bodies as well as the Trust’s high standards of patient care. UHMBFT provides one of the main NHS settings for students from Lancaster Medical School as we co-ordinate, deliver and quality assure the clinical component of Lancaster Medical Schools MBChB degree programme.

In working with us, you will be rewarded with an interesting and stimulating job, and have the opportunity to live in one of the most beautiful parts of the UK. Come and join our team!

Interview expenses will be paid from point of entry to the UK.

You must have full registration with the GMC with a licence to practice and entry on Specialist Register or in the receipt of CCT within six months of interview

We welcome informal discussions/visits:

For further details please contact:

Dr R Jolley, Consultant Geriatrician –

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Closing Date: 23rd April 2017