Consultant in Sexual Health and HIV Medicine

Harrow Community Services/Northwick Park
£76,761 - £103,490 per annum
04 Oct 2017
24 Oct 2017
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Harrow Community Services/Northwick Park

Substantive Consultant posts, Full-time - 10 PA

Applications are invited for a permanent post in Sexual Health/HIV at Central Middlesex & Northwick Park Hospitals and Harrow Community Clinics part of the London North West Healthcare NHS Trust. This is an exciting opportunity to work in one of the most ethnically diverse areas of the UK with a team renowned for innovation in health care.

The successful candidate will be expected to provide leadership for the delivery of the highest standards of patient care and service developments.

Requirements for the Post

The consultant will be expected to work with consultant colleagues and department members to provide a clinical Sexual Health and HIV service

Also he/she will need to:
• Provide safe and effective care in line with departmental and national
• Help to facilitate the departmental audit programme.
• Teach undergraduate medical students and nurses in clinic
• Supervise junior doctors in clinic

Clinical duties will include:
• Provision of 2 HIV clinics and 5 sexual health clinics
• Work towards providing a fully integrated sexual health service with an
emphasis on STI testing/treatment but with contraception provision also
• Provide OP HIV care

ISRH attendances in each borough are approximately 25-30,000 per annum (former GUM and CASH combined) although are expected to fall with the advent of the on-line testing service. The ISRH clinics will be largely provided from community sites in Harrow and Ealing. Each hospital clinic also looks after 6-700 HIV patients.

The ISRH Services
The clinics operates a mixed walk-in and appointment policy. Clinics sessions open mornings, afternoons, evenings and Saturday mornings. Network of provision including Primary Care, Pharmacies, Brook, THT, NAZ and Spectra. GP trainees are rotated into innovative training posts working in the clinics and this enhances our relationship with primary care. We also have CT1-2 and Specialty Grade doctors.

The HIV Services
We have 3 clinics in Ealing, Central Middlesex, Northwick Park Hospitals and are in discussion with Hillingdon Hospital to provide HIV care there. In-patients are looked after by Infectious Diseases, with whom we work closely.

For further details and informal visit please contact Naomi Hampton FRCOG FFSRH, Consultant in Sexual and Reproductive Health Care, 020 3255 0084,

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Closing date: 24.10.2017

Interview date: 10.11.2017