Spinal Fellow

18 Sep 2020
16 Oct 2020
Career Level
Trust / Career grade
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

UHNM Clinical Spine Fellowship

 Choose the Spine Fellowship delivered by the University Hospitals of North Midlands

We are delighted to be able to offer an opportunity for highly motivated, ambitious individuals to join our UHNM clinical spine fellowship programme. The post is for 12 months starting in August 2021 (although 6 month tenures will be considered depending on circumstances).

 University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust (UHNM) is one of the largest and most modern Hospitals in the country. We serve around three million people and are highly regarded for our facilities, teaching, innovation and research. The Trust has two sites the Royal Stoke University and County Hospitals.

The UHNM Spine Service is a combined orthopaedic and neurosurgical service in a busy hospital that has MTC, Children’s Hospital and Cancer Centre status. We are a quaternary spine service providing the full range of spine surgery including procedures for degenerative disorders, complex reconstruction, deformity (paediatric and adult), trauma, metastatic and infection. Successful candidates will work across 2 Sites (Royal Stoke University Hospital and County Hospital) for outpatient and inpatient experience. The candidates will have the opportunity to have exposure to adult and paediatric spine surgery.

The post-holder will undertake operative procedures under supervision of a number of different consultants to maximize training in a range of techniques and exposure to a variety of tips to avoid pitfalls.

Candidates will:

  • Work with a highly skilled multidisciplinary team of experienced specialists (doctors, nurses, therapists, pharmacists, managers and clinical administrators) that encourages clinical excellence and high standards of care to a diverse community of patients and their families.
  • Be part of a department looking to innovate new ways of managing acute and complex patients
  • Receive specialty spine surgical training and development to the standard required of a first year consultant.

There will be opportunities for learning, education and audit time.

In, addition the Trust is driven to provide the best learning opportunities to develop the medical staff within this programme.

The posts are for 12 months available to commence from August 2021

(6 month posts will be considered)  

For an informal discussion and further information regarding the programme and the divisions, please contact: Vinay Jasani (Clinical Lead for Spine Surgery)