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Locum Consultant in Diabetes, Endocrinology & Acute/General Medicine

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitsl, Norwich
£84,559 - £114,003 per annum
Closing date
28 Jan 2022

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Hospital, Diabetes & Endocrinology
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Full Time
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The Diabetes and Endocrinology teams are looking for enthusiastic and ambitious locum colleague to join this Trust in an 10PA post for 6 months starting 1st April 2022 following a Consultant retirement and before a substantive post is advertised.

Applicants who wish to offer a shorter period than 6 months would also be welcome.

The Diabetes and Endocrinology team of 11 Consultants, including 5 substantive or honorary Chairs, is undergoing a planned service expansion in the provision of continuous subcutaneous insulin pump, young adult and transition diabetes services an expanded inpatient diabetes service and 7 day service from a dedicated inpatient diabetes hub. The new appointment will allow the restructuring of job plans to facilitate more input to more accurate risk based streaming and new service delivery models, and to support the diabetes in-patient specialist team. The Dept. operates a complex intermediate diabetes service with 16 Consultants and nurse specialists directly supporting all 72 local practices.

The Endocrine service is supported by a busy CIU with a full range of dynamic testing and IPSS, an ESN led Thyroid tele clinic, monthly NET MDT, Thyroid nodule clinics, a nationally recognised bone and calcium service, and a regular MDT with Queens Square for the pituitary tumour pathway. The Dept. is a tertiary referral centre for adrenal disorders. All ENDO referrals follow clearly defined pathways with pre clinic bloods to reduce follow ups.

Other strong subspecialty interests are diabetic foot disease, obesity, reproductive endocrinology and maternal medicine. The applicant would be expected to support in developing these clinical services as part of the team, The post is on a 1:9 on call rota for Endo /Diabetes/General Medicine, and does not involve weekend or overnight cover for AMU. The post would involve a significant Monday to Friday am general medical commitment as well as Diabetes and Endocrine clinics.

We try to offer flexible working arrangements including job shares; we understand our staff may have other commitments so aim to work around these to meet a suitable working pattern. It is an exciting time to join our units as we continue to grow and improve.

The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides a full range of acute clinical services through the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (1,000 beds) and Cromer and District Hospital, including more specialist services such as oncology and radiotherapy, neonatology, orthopaedics, plastic surgery, ophthalmology, rheumatology, paediatric medicine and surgery. Our staff of over 7,000 treat more than one million patients; people from Norfolk, neighbouring counties and further afield. Our patients are referred to us by around 100 local GP practices but also from other acute hospitals and primary care trusts around the country. As a university teaching hospital we have developed our research and development strategy in partnership with the University of East Anglia. We also work closely with our partners on the Norwich Research Park and Norwich Radiology Academy to take forward our ambitious targets for research and development.

Applicants should be able to demonstrate extensive experience in Acute and general medicine

Informal enquiries should be made to Dr Vidya Srinivas Service Director (

To learn more about the Trust, please see our web site.

Please refer to the 'Job Description' link to the right of the page for the full specification of responsibilities and requirements for this post.

BMJ Ref: BMJ-58526/234-MS1689

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