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Clinical Fellow in MoE and Stroke

NHS Lothian
Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh
Salary range £34,901 - £54,879
Closing date
14 Jul 2022

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Hospital, Geriatric medicine, Stroke medicine
Career Level
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time
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Clinical Fellow (LAS) in Medicine of the Elderly (MoE) & Stroke Medicine

Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

Reference: TG1723


NHS Lothian is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best.


To this end, NHS Lothian welcomes applications from all sections of society.


Applications are welcome for the above fixed term, full time (40 hours per week) post based in Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh.


Applications are invited for these posts within the Royal Infirmary in Edinburgh offering clinical experience within Medicine of the Elderly (MoE) and Stroke services. The MoE experience will encompass a range of environments from MoE wards in the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, which will provide you with a good grounding in geriatric medicine and MDT working, the Frailty Service in the Acute Medical Unit and liaison services including orthogeriatrics. There will also be opportunities to work in community hospitals like Midlothian Community Hospital. Within Stoke you will be part of the integrated stroke unit with opportunities to attend thrombolysis/thrombectomy calls.


These posts will give successful applicants the opportunity to experience acute geriatric medicine before committing to a programme of training through an internal medicine training application. Successful applicants will have the opportunity to develop their clinical and professional competence in a purposeful and supervised manner as an assist to overall CV development. Successful applicants will have equivalent of up to one half day per week developmental time which can be used in the following opportunities:  to have quality improvement methodology training with a view to completing an improvement project; to enhance their teaching skills; or participate in a research project or training.


Regular teaching is available for all staff to develop skills in MoE and Stroke. NHS Lothian wide teaching also takes place once a week to develop broader skills. There are also multiple opportunities to deliver teaching to medical students and junior staff as well as to gain a qualification in education through the Clinical Educator Programme.


This post is available with various start dates from early 2022 (Feb/March) or mid 2022 (July/Aug) for 6 months or 1 year. The successful applicants will all be allocated educational supervisors and have the opportunity of an annual appraisal. There is a commitment to Hospital at Night and late shifts and weekend working and this will be a banded post.


The post does not have educational approval from the Postgraduate Dean and will not be recognised for training.


For an informal discussion or further information please contact:


Prof Emma Reynish, Clinical Director, Directorate of Medicine

Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

51 Little France Crescent


EH16 4SA


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We cannot accept CV’s as a form of application and only a completed online application form will be accepted.  Personal information will not be sent with the application for short listing. The application form will be identified by the candidate number only to ensure that all applicants are treated equally. 


Please note that details of all current medical vacancies for NHS Lothian can be found at


Closing Date: 14th July 2022


***PLEASE NOTE: We cannot accept late applications so please ensure your application is submitted early***


Interview Date: TBC


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