Locum Consultant x2 Medicine of the Elderly

NHS Lothian
£80653.00 to £107170.00
01 Oct 2018
14 Oct 2018
CG 1451
Geriatric medicine
Career Level
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

Applications are welcome for the above 12 Month, Fixed Term, full time, 40
hours per week posts based in Western General Hospital, Edinburgh.

These are locum posts for the first year with a view to becoming permanent.
They provide an exciting opportunity for the successful applicants to join a
dynamic, enthusiastic and supportive team which is actively redesigning
services to provide an enhanced frailty assessment team for older people
presenting to the acute receiving unit of the hospital.

The Western General Hospital is a University of Edinburgh teaching hospital
based in the beautiful city of Edinburgh with specialist services including
medicine of the elderly, acute medicine and medical specialities as well as
oncology, colorectal and urological surgery

The Medicine of the Elderly service has existing specialist interests including
acute geriatric medicine, orthogeriatrics, stroke, rehabilitation, liaison, surgical preassessment and Parkinson’s disease.

We have excellent links with primary care and run community interface
services such as outpatient clinics, home visits and day hospitals.

We are highly regarded for our teaching and training for both undergraduate
and postgraduates and have strong links with the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh.

The posts are available to start as soon as possible in 2018.

More detailed departmental and specialty information can be found in the job
descriptions available via email address / link below.

For an informal discussion please contact: Dr Kathryn Anderson, Clinical Director on 0131 465 9103 or Dr Conor Maguire, Consultant Physician on 0131 465 9103 (e-mail: Geriatricmed.north@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk ).

For a job pack detailing the minimum requirements for these posts please
click on the link below or email medical.personnel@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk .
Please quote reference CG 1451.

Please note that details of all current medical vacancies for NHS Lothian can
be found at www.medicaljobs.scot.nhs.uk

Closing Date: 14/10/2018

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