Consultant post in General Medicine, Diabetes and Endocrinology

Norwich, Norfolk
£76,761 - £103,490
16 Apr 2018
25 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for a consultant post in diabetes and endocrinology and general medicine. This is a full time substantive post, you will join a team of 10 Consultant colleagues and a full MDT in this University Teaching Hospital. The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS foundation Trust wishes to appoint a consultant physician in Diabetes and Endocrinology and general medicine to lead the development of a bespoke and dedicated specialist inpatient diabetes service across the entire adult inpatient bed base and to contribute to further expansion of the trust’s established and nationally recognised diabetes foot service. 

This new post is underpinned by the recent development of and investment in a major inpatient diabetes business case. The successful candidate will lead the multidisciplinary inpatient diabetes specialist team comprising other consultant colleagues, 4 DISNs and other PAMs to provide structured specialist input to the highest risk cohort of this population. The successful candidate will be encouraged and supported to develop this model into a national exemplar service. There will be ample opportunity for health service research, health economic research and audit outputs to be published and/or presented nationally and internationally. The successful candidate will also contribute to the diabetes foot service, general medical on-call rota and will be encouraged to develop or contribute to other specialist diabetes and endocrine clinical services. 

The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides a full range of acute clinical services through the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (1,000 beds) and Cromer and District Hospital, including more specialist services such as oncology and radiotherapy, neonatology, orthopaedics, plastic surgery, ophthalmology, rheumatology, paediatric medicine and surgery. 

Our staff of over 7,000 treat more than one million patients; people from Norfolk, neighbouring counties and further afield. Our patients are referred to us by around100 local GP practices but also from other acute hospitals and primary care trusts around the country. 

For informal enquiries please contact Professor Jeremy Turner, Service Director on 01603 288172.

To view further details an apply for this post please click the apply button and quote reference number 234-MS910.

Please attach a short CV. 

Closing date: 25 May 2018.

The Advisory Appointment Committee will meet on 22 June 2018 at 13:00.

The Trust has an Equality and Diversity Policy, flexible working and operates a Smoke Free Policy on all sites.

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