Consultant Physician in Diabetes and Endocrinology with General Medicine

Luton, Bedfordshire
£76,761 to £103,490 pa
19 Apr 2017
14 May 2017
Diabetes, Endocrinology
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for the above full time post for this 641 bed acute hospital serving a local population of approximately 400,000. The appointment will be made in accordance with the terms and conditions of service for the 2003 consultant contract (England).

The successful candidate will join an established Consultant and multidisciplinary team in developing and delivering diabetes and endocrinology services. The Directorate of Diabetes and Endocrinology is currently undergoing an exciting period of expansion to meet the needs of a rising demand in specialist care. In support of this, for Consultants across all Directorates in Medicine, pursuing a sub-specialty interest within diabetes or endocrinology is highly encouraged.

In addition the appointee will contribute to acute and general medicine duties. Alongside the trust is undertaking a large and unique review of service provision moving towards a needs based care model that admits patients under the most appropriate specialty team and will include 7 day working.

The Hospital has always been renowned for its friendly atmosphere and good working relationships. The Trust has University Hospital status with UCL and the Royal Free, which provides an opportunity to strengthen our teaching and R&D programme and brings a more academic environment to the hospital. This department is fully committed to teaching and training both undergraduate medical students and postgraduate doctors.

The surrounding areas are both urban and rural and there is very good access to central London, the Midlands and the North via the M1 and A1. London Luton Airport is also within twenty minutes of the hospital. Residence is required within ten miles by road or up to thirty minutes travelling time of the hospital.

Applicants must be fully registered on the UK General Medical Council’s Specialist Register and have MRCP. Specialist Registrars may apply if within six months of CCT.

Candidates unable for personal reasons to work full-time are also invited to apply.

An informal visit may be arranged by appointment with Dr Shiu-Ching Soo, Clinical Director for Diabetes & endocrinology on 01582 497564, email: and/or Dr Ritwik Banerjee, Lead Clinician for Endocrinology on 01582 497204, email:

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Closing Date: 14 May 2017.
Interview Date: 19 June 2017.