Consultant Clinical Toxicologist

Birmingham, West Midlands
18 Sep 2017
15 Oct 2017
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

This post is based at City Hospital, Birmingham.  The appointee will act as Consultant Clinical Toxicologist to the National Poisons Information Service (Birmingham Unit) and will also be responsible for the care of patients on the West Midlands Poisons Unit.

Applicants must possess recognised training and broad experience in Clinical Toxicology and full registration with the GMC.  Applicants must be on the GMC’s Specialist Register via a CCT (proposed CCT date must be within 6 months of interview) in Clinical Toxicology, Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics or General (Internal) Medicine; CESR or European Community Rights.

The National Poisons Information Service provides advice to health professionals on all aspects of clinical toxicology, via a computerised database (TOXBASE®), by telephone and in correspondence.  The West Midlands Poisons Unit admits some 1300 patients annually either directly from the Accident and Emergency Department or from other hospitals.  Patients withdrawing from alcohol and other substances of abuse are also admitted regularly and planned alcohol detoxification takes place each week.

For an informal discussion please contact Dr Sally Bradberry, Director, National Poisons Information Service and West Midlands Poisons Unit: 0121 507 4123; and Dr Nuhu Usman: Clinical Director – Emergency Care: 0121 507 2410.

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Closing date:  15th October 2017

Interview date: 13th November 2017

Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust is committed to equality of opportunity and is a no smoking organisation.