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Consultant in Medicine for Older People (Frailty)

Employer
East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust
Location
Blackburn, Lancashire
Closing date
20 May 2022
Phone number
01254XXXXXXX

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Sector
Hospital, Geriatric medicine
Career Level
Consultant
Hours
Full Time
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Job Details

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

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We are looking for talented Medics to join us at all stages of your career.
We are a team of professional and committed people who are all working
together in an open and supportive culture, not just in the field of medicine,
nursing or diagnostics but in every part of the Trust.

We don’t just look at you for who you are now; we look at you for who
you could be in the future.

Develop your potential with us

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