Consultant Neonatologist

London (South), London (Greater)
£78,923 to £105,652
14 Jul 2017
09 Aug 2017
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals with a turnover of nearly £1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 11,500 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London.

The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) site in Camberwell and the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the neonatal team at King’s College Hospital which currently consists of 10 consultants and a professor of neonatal respiratory physiology. Applications are invited for a replacement consultant neonatologist (10PA) to join the team in this substantive permanent post. The post holder will work within a large multidisciplinary team providing, and further developing care for newborns within the Neonatal Services on both King’s sites located at Denmark Hill and on the Princess Royal site and for those infants referred form around the South East for specialist services.

The neonatal unit at King’s is a world renowned, tertiary level, neonatal intensive care unit and part of the South London ODN. The unit specialises in caring for premature infants as well as those born and referred with a variety of antenatally diagnosed complex surgical problems. Its subspecialties include respiratory medicine, short gut, nutrition, neurosurgery, thoracic and abdominal as well as ophthalmic surgery. The unit has an international reputation for its research which is directed by Professor Anne Greenough and there is much collaboration with Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital under the auspices of King’s Health Partners.

There are approximately 5500 deliveries per annum at the Denmark hill site and another 5000 at the Princess Royal Site. Currently there are 24 ITU/HDU cots and 12 SCBU cots at Denmark hill and 13 SCBU cots at PRUH with just over 800 and 400 admissions per annum respectively.

When not attending on for ICU/HDU or SCBU, time will be devoted to administration, teaching, clinical governance and activities related to clinical care. There is an active undergraduate teaching programme for medical students from King’s College London School of Medicine. 

All applicants must have MRCP or equivalent. They must be on the General Medical Council Specialist Register or be within six months of obtaining their CCST in Paediatrics (Neonatal Medicine or equivalent).

For further information or to arrange an informal visit, please contact Dr Ann Hickey (clinical lead) at

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Closing date: 9 August 2017.

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