Strabismus & Paediatric Ophthalmology Fellowships (ST3+)

Depending on location
02 Oct 2017
29 Oct 2017
Career Level
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

Hours p/w: 40 hours per week

Tenure: 12 months, fixed- term

Applications are invited for 6 positions in London for the above posts to commence from 1st August 2018, fixed for 12 months.

2 posts will be based at Moorfields Eye Hospital City Road, 1 post at Moorfields South, 2 posts constitute a 6 month rotation between Royal London Hospital and Great Ormond Street Hospital and the final post is at Great Ormond Street Hospital only. 

Candidates must have experience in paediatric ophthalmology.

City Road posts

The successful applicant will be exposed to a wide range of all types of ocular motility disorder and appropriate surgery. In addition training will be provided in neuro-ophthalmology. There will be wide exposure to paediatric ophthalmology including the management and treatment of retinopathy of prematurity, paediatric cataract and paediatric retinal and genetic diseases. There is extensive experience of adult motility including the use of botulinum toxin.

Moorfields South post

The successful applicant will be exposed to a wide range of adult ocular motility and front-line neuro-ophthalmology disorders. In addition to surgery, a unique aspect of this post is the opportunity for extensive experience in the use of botulinum toxin in the management of strabismus. The sessions are located at the St George’s (SGH), City Road and Croydon branches of Moorfields.

At Great Ormond Street Hospital there are specialist clinics in paediatric cataract, retina genetics, paediatric corneal and external disease, craniofacial anomalies, periocularhaemangiomas, complex strabismus, uveitis, neuro-ophthalmology and paediatric oculoplastics/orbit. The successful candidate will also get exposure to visual electrophysiology, ultrasound (conventional B scan and high frequency) and OCT. They will also do sessions at the Royal Free and Edgware hospitals in general paediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus.

At the RLH there is exposure to general paediatric ophthalmology and strabismus, adult ocular motility, ocular genetic disorders (Clinic at Moorfields), Retinoblastoma and Retinopathy of Prematurity. The candidate will manage inpatient emergencies from Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. There is an uplift in the salary for an on-call commitments

All Moorfields queries should be directed to Gill Adams via Jayne Bell on: 020 7566 2013 or Jo Hancox via Julie Judge on 0207 566 2624 or Nadeem Ali via Ann George on 0208 725 2062

All Great Ormond Street/RLH queries should be directed to Dr Alki Liasis, Clinical Lead for Ophthalmology, GOSH on 0207 4059200 ext 5360; Mr Richard Bowman, Consultant Ophthalmologist and Fellowship Director, GOSH, 07847921223,, Mr M. Ashwin Reddy, Consultant Ophthalmologist, RLH

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Closing Date:  29th October 2017

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