Consultant in General Medicine and Diabetes with a Special Interest in Adolescence

London (Greater)
22 Jul 2020
19 Aug 2020
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals with a turnover of nearly £1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 12,600 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London and Kent.

The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) site in Camberwell and the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley, Orpington Hospital, and some services at Beckenham Beacon and Queen Mary’s Sidcup.

The Trust is recognised internationally for its work in liver disease and transplantation, neurosciences, cardiac, haemato-oncology, fetal medicine, stroke, major trauma, and Emergency Department


Advert for GENERAL MEDICINE & DIABETES with a Special Interest in Adolescence and Young Adult Diabetes Services – Substantive  


King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Denmark Hill is at an exciting phase of transformation and investment in our acute and general medicine services. Modernising Medicine is a major strategic project to transform the way we deliver acute and general medicine services at Denmark Hill. The programme involves over £3m investment in staffing alone as well as a significant capital investment in the hospital Estates and infrastructure.


We have a range of opportunities and welcome dynamic candidates who are keen to shape new models of care through the Modernising Medicine programme, building upon areas of good practice at King’s and drawing on innovative practices at a regional and a national level. You will join an expanding team of multidisciplinary professionals to support senior clinical decision-making throughout our medical pathway.


An opportunity has arisen for a dynamic individual to join King’s as a Consultant Physician with an interest in Diabetes.


This new substantive post has been developed to provide support to the Modernising Medicine transformation project; The post-holder will provide weekday ward cover to one Medical ward and participate in the on-call rota for general internal medicine at King’s (not including overnight).


When not participating in these duties there will be an opportunity to provide and/or develop a specialist interest in Diabetes. This post will support the transition service and the development of a young person service.  Participation in the academic and educational life of the Department will be actively encouraged. There is a Diabetes Consultant out of hours mainly telephone advice service at an 1 in 10 on call rota

When applying please ensure you note the correct vacancy number for your substantive post.

You must be fully registered with the GMC and hold a Licence to Practice and be on the Specialist Register, or within six months of attaining your CCT or equivalent to be eligible for interview.


For further information interested parties may contact

Dr Kate Hunt  (email:  who currently leads the transition service and  young person service. 

Dr Carol Gayle (email: who is Clinical Lead for Diabetes