Consultant Rheumatologist

Luton, Bedfordshire
£77,913 - £105,042
25 Feb 2019
24 Mar 2019
Career Level
Contract Type

This is an exciting opportunity to apply for these newly created posts to support the increased workload, expansion and development of the Rheumatology Department, along with the provision of General Medical support. There’s also an exciting opportunity for a Consultant with a particular interest in Bone Health and Osteoporosis to support the expansion and development of the metabolic bone service.

Appointees will join a team of six existing rheumatology consultants, two specialist registrars, four rheumatology nurse specialists, two research nurses and administration and secretarial staff in providing a comprehensive rheumatology service.

The Trust received an overall Good for services at the Luton and Dunstable Hospital following its CQC inspection.

The Hospital has always been renowned for its friendly atmosphere and good working relationships. The Trust has University Hospital status with UCL and the Royal Free, which provides an opportunity to strengthen our teaching and R&D programme and brings a more academic environment to the hospital. This department is fully committed to teaching and training both undergraduate medical students and postgraduate doctors

The Hospital has easy access to central London and the rural Chilterns. Excellent schools are found nearby. There is also very good access to the Midlands and London by road or by rail. London Luton Airport is within fifteen minutes drive of the hospital. Residence is required within ten miles by road or up to thirty minutes travelling time of the hospital.

Applicants must be fully registered on the UK General Medical Council’s Specialist Register and have MRCP. Specialist Registrars may apply if within six months of CCT.

Candidates unable for personal reasons to work full-time are also invited to apply.

An informal visit may be arranged by appointment with Dr Daniel Fishman, Clinical Director for Rheumatology by contacting 01582 718741.

For further information and to apply, please click on the APPLY button.

Closing Date: 24 March 2019.

Interview Date: 3 May 2019.


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