Consultant in Palliative Medicine

Leeds, West Yorkshire
£76,761 to £103,490 pa
31 Jul 2017
31 Aug 2017
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Sue Ryder Care Wheatfields Hospice/The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Required to fill this replacement, 10PA post within the Specialist Palliative Care Team at Wheatfields Hospice, with sessions at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (LTHT) and employed by LTHT.

Required to work as the medical lead in community, day hospice and outpatient services at Wheatfields hospice. Two sessions per week, will be spent delivering palliative care to LTHT patients. One of the 2 LTHT sessions will involve working with the neurology team delivering care to patients with Motor Neurone disease and developing palliative care education particularly
for medical and nursing staff. The second LTHT session is available to develop more effective and coordinated specialist palliative care for patients who are accessing hospital outpatient facilities for the management of life limiting conditions.

Wheatfields hospice is one of seven Sue Ryder hospices. It provides specialist palliative care to patients in the hospice and community. It
has 18 inpatient beds, a community team, on site day hospice and outpatients and outpatient clinics in the community and acute hospital trust.

There is also a bereavement service.

For further details of this position and to apply on-line please click the Apply button

If you have any queries, please contact Lynn Lindley on (0113) 2064895 or email

Closing Date: 31 August 2017

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