Senior Clinical Fellow in Emergency Medicine 60:40 Paed Blast Injury
Emergency Department 60:40% Clinical Fellow Post - Paediatric Blast Injury
Bristol Royal Infirmary Emergency Department offers Paediatric Blast Injury based clinical fellow job. Paediatric Blast Injury Partnership Fellow Post
Applications are invited for fellow posts (ST4 and above) with the Paediatric Blast Injury Partnership. Founded in 2017 this is a collaboration between Save the Children UK, Imperial College London, the World Innovation Summit for Health, Bristol Royal Infirmary and Bristol Royal Hospital for Children emergency departments. This was in response to the global crisis that places millions of children worldwide at daily risk of conflict injury and the lack of paediatric specific experience and training in these areas. . In 2018 the Partnership released the Paediatric Blast Injury Field Manual, a clinical resource for first responders and clinicians dealing with injured children in conflict zones. The manual has now been translated into 5 languages and distributed in 12 countries including Syria, Yemen and Somalia.
Successful applicants will be appointed to a 60/40 clinical post at Bristol Royal Infirmary with 40% funded time to work on any of the following projects.
1. Update of the Paediatric Blast Injury Field Manual and preparation of material for digital conversion to a web based app to allow great worldwide access
2. Creation of a field pocket action card and haemorrhage control pack for first responders dealing with injured children
3. Non-pharmacological paediatric pain management research project with an aim to produce clinical resource material for care providers
4. Development of a remote paediatric conflict trauma training package for Save the Children in Afghanistan
We would also consider supporting any related project that a candidate wishes to propose.
The posts will have educational support from the Partnership at Imperial College London. With unique access to teaching and CPD in conflict trauma, trauma radiology, prosthetic design and rehabilitation. Papers and articles for peer review journals will be supported and there is funding for related travel and conferences to present output. Save the Children UK will support the Afghanistan project. There will be an opportunities to connect with partners in the project.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Dr Duncan Courtney, Duncan.Courtney@UHBristol.nhs.uk, and Elizabeth Martin, Elizabeth.Martin2@UHBristol.nhs.uk, and their Secretary Emily Broughton on 0117 342 1499 /97