Virtreoretinal Surgeon

Maidstone, Kent
07 Apr 2017
30 Apr 2017
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for a substantive consultant post to enhance the Ophthalmology Surgery service in our large department that covers a population of approximately one million. The post-holder will be expected to join the current Vitreoretinal Surgeons in providing a dedicated sub-specialty service.

The Maidstone & Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust is responsible for the provision of ophthalmology services for the people of Mid and West Kent. General and sub-speciality ophthalmology services are provided at the Eye, Ear, and Mouth Unit (EEMU), a modern, purpose- built facility attached to Maidstone Hospital, with outpatient facilities provided at Tunbridge Wells, Medway Maritime, Sittingbourne, Sevenoaks, and Edenbridge Hospitals in a “hub and spoke” model. 

The department has a busy rapid-access, outpatients, optometric and orthoptic departments. There are two dedicated ophthalmic operating theatres at Maidstone and a shared theatre at Tunbridge Wells. Research interests are supported by active links with the University of Kent at Canterbury and the National Institute for Health Research Clinical Research Network.

Residence requirements for this post are compatible with living in the outskirts of London, or in one of the many attractive parts of rural Kent.

For an informal discussion about the role or to arrange a visit, 
please contact either Luke Membrey, Consultant Vitreoretinal Surgeon at, Carole Jones, Clinical Director at or Kym Sullivan, General Manager for Ophthalmology, on 01622 224227 or at

For full details and to apply please click the Apply button

Closing date: Sunday 30th April 2017

Interview Date: Wednesday 31st May 2017

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