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Locum Consultant Ophthalmologist

University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust
Derriford Hospital
£84,559 to £114,003 per annum
Closing date
3 Feb 2022

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Hospital, Ophthalmology
Career Level
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time
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Locum Consultant in Ophthalmology with special interest in Glaucoma

Contract: 10PAs plus on-calls, 12 months fixed term

Please apply via NHS Jobs, attaching your CV.

This is a locum post is for a general ophthalmologist with recognised training in glaucomato join the glaucoma team.

The department is fully electronic with Medisoft EPR and Zeiss Forum as the platform for all imaging including Zeiss OCT and Optos. Lasers include a combinedYAG/SLT. Both operating theatres have ceiling mounted Zeiss microscopes. The latest surgical techniques are performed including iStent and Micropulse laser. There are opportunities to further develop further MIGS techniques.

A Shared Care Glaucoma Scheme with local optometrists has been running for over 12 years and cares for more than 4000 patients.The Royal Eye Infirmary (REI) is the main ophthalmic centre for the district, with a catchment population ofapproximately 450,000.

The REI is close to boththe beautiful Devon coastline and also the wonderfulwilds of Dartmoor.

For further information, please contact:

Mr Tomas Cudrnak, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon via

Undergraduate Medical Education

Plymouth University Peninsula School of Medicine and Dentistry (PUPSMD) has been praised by the GMC for its innovative approach to undergraduate medical education. The curriculum is based around problem based learning and has been highly ranked by our graduates in how they felt prepared for postgraduate medicine. Your role will include important opportunities to engage with undergraduate education, in both the hospital environment and the school itself, to continue this vital job of producing tomorrow's doctors and allied health care professionals.

BMJ Ref: BMJ-50614/216-10233-LCO

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