Consultant in Acute Paediatrics with interest in Neurology/ Epilepsy/ HDU Care

Location
Luton, Bedfordshire
Salary
£76,761 to £103,490 pa
Posted
02 Oct 2017
Closes
28 Oct 2017
Ref
418-M-PD-271
Sector
Hospital
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Paediatric Department is a busy unit with growing in-patient and out-patient services. In 2013/4 there were in excess of 5000 Paediatric emergency admissions including an increasing number receiving High Dependency Care. There are well-developed links with tertiary units in
both London and Cambridge and there are a number of specialist outreach clinics including Addenbrookes Neurology. We have on site EEG and we are an active member of Eastern Paediatric Epilepsy Network (EPEN).

We have regular educational meetings with the Childrens’ Acute Transport Service (CATS) to support quality high dependency care. We also work closely as a POSCU with Addenbrookes as principle treatment centre. We share care for haemoglobinopathy patients with St Mary’s Hospital with joint outreach clinics.

The Hospital has always been renowned for its friendly atmosphere, good working relationships and an enthusiasm for teaching and training. We are a UCL teaching hospital and a foundation trust.

The appointees will join the existing team to support Paediatric Assessment Unit, attending on the ward, out patient clinics in both general paediatrics and neurology/epilepsy or haematology/oncology, and will support the out of hours on call which is resident until 22:00, then non-resident over night. Residence is required within ten miles by road or thirty minutes travelling time of the hospital when on-call.

The Hospital serves a local population of approximately 310,000 and has excellent access to Central London by road or rail and to the Midlands and the North via the M1/A1. The town also has an international and domestic airport. The surrounding areas are both urban and rural, the latter including many attractive villages within easy reach of the Hospital. Excellent schools are found nearby.

Applicants should have an appropriate CCT in Paediatrics and be on the
General Medical Council’s Specialist Register. Those who are within six
months of obtaining the CCT may apply.

For informal enquiries please contact Dr Ronald Misquith, Consultant in General Paediatrics and Clinical Director 01582 718173 (Secretary 01582 718261) or Dr Beryl Adler, Consultant in General Paediatrics and Divisional Director for Women and Children’s Division, on 01582 497583 (Secretary 01582 497107)

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Closing Date: 28 October 2017

Interview Date: 18 December 2017

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