Locum Consultant in Paediatric Ophthalmology
The Chelsea and Westminster Hospital Foundation Trust wishes to appoint a Locum Consultant in Paediatric Ophthalmology. The appointment will be 6.5 PA’s. with fixed term contract of 6-12 months.
The department of Adult Ophthalmology is part of the surgical directorate. There are 5 Consultants, one specialty doctor and 1 Oculoplastics Fellow. The department is fully equipped with facilities for anterior and posterior segment laser, fluorescein and ICG angiography, Spectralis OCT, Zeiss Clarus fundus camera, minor ops and intraocular and extraocular surgery. The department has excellent multidisciplinary links with the HIV unit, the Craniofacial and Plastic Surgery Units and the Beta Cell unit for Diabetes and Endocrinology.
The Paediatric Ophthalmology service is run within the CYP&N Directorate. The department has 2 Consultants, 2.2 WTE orthoptists (of which 1.8 WTE are Paediatric Orthoptists), and 0.8 Optometrists who provide a refraction and contact lens service for both paediatric and adult patients.
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