East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust is an integrated provider of acute and community care to a population of over half a million. We are seeking consultants with drive, commitment and enthusiasm who will bring clinical leadership to our multidisciplinary teams and provide high quality care to our patients.
We are looking for enthusiastic individuals who will bring their skills, knowledge and experience to our existing teams, in the continued development of the Medicine for Older People department. You will work closely with colleagues in Acute Medicine and the Emergency Department as well as other specialties and community services. Clinical governance, education, training and research are important to us, and successful candidates will have ample opportunity to contribute.
This is a full-time substantive post and supports our ongoing comprehensive reconfiguration of services for unscheduled care which involves further development of our “front door multidisciplinary frailty service”. The successful applicant will share the responsibility for an MfOP ward. They will also support the frail elderly patients on the Older Person’s Rapid Assessment (OPRA) Unit, Older Person’s Units (OPU) and outpatient clinics. We would welcome subspecialty interests in Parkinson’s disease, Community Care of the Elderly, Acute Frailty, Dementia, Ortho-Geriatrics, Surgical Liaison or Stroke Medicine.
contact: Name: Dr Nicholas Roberts Job title: Consultant Geriatrician and Clinical Director Email address: Nicholas.Roberts@elht.nhs.uk Telephone number: 01254 732566