Locum Consultants in Emergency Medicine with Paediatric Emergency Medicine Sub-Specialty Interest
Queens & King George Hospitals
Barking, Havering and Redbridge University NHS Trust
We are looking to appoint enthusiastic, motivated Emergency Medicine Consultants with Paediatric Emergency Medicine Sub-Specialty. These appointments will join as part of a significant expansion in our consultant, medical and nursing workforce, an investment which is integral to our Urgent and Emergency Care Improvement Program. The posts will work across both the adult and paediatric areas with an individually agreed split of up-to 50:50.
We would particularly encourage applications from Consultants with an interest in quality improvement, medical education, POCUS, research or resuscitation.
The Emergency Medicine Consultant Team Provides 24/7 care. The post is re-numerated in line with the 2003 consultant contract with a locally agreed uplift for night working. The trust offers a generous Recruitment and Retention Supplement details of which can be given on enquiry.
Applicants should be on the GMC specialist register for Emergency Medicine or overseas equivalent or be within 6 months of being eligible for registration.
Our Emergency Departments
Queens Hospital in Romford is a modern DGH also providing regional specialist services in Neurosurgery and Stroke
Main duties of the job
King George Hospital in Ilford provides DGH services to our local population in a recently refurbished modern emergency department environment.
In combination our Emergency Department care for in excess of 180,000 type one patients per year including greater than 60,000 children through well-appointed Resuscitation rooms, Majors Areas, Emergency Decision Unit/SDECs and dedicated Children's Emergency Departments on our two sites. Both departments are supported by co-located Urgent Treatment Centres allowing the Emergency Departments to focus on patients presenting with emergency needs.
Our Improvement Program
Investing in Facilities
BHRUT has invested 10,000,000 in upgrading facilities at our two Emergency Departments, providing improved staff facilities and patient care areas. We are developing a five year plan with further investment to deliver emergency care in world class facilities within an Urgent and Emergency Care Village.
Investing in Systems
Our trust is working with our ambulance services, urgent care providers, neighbouring trusts, and our commissioners to develop systems to ensure the right patient is seen in the right place at the right time, leaving the Emergency Department free to deal with Emergencies.
The current environment, with our drive for improvement and the investment being made by the trust, makes this the perfect opportunity for new staff to make a significant impact on the care that we deliver.
Improvement Director (Nursing) for Emergency Care
Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust
Our new posts are designed with head room to provide and deliver high quality training and development. Whether it be consultant shifts dedicated to the shop floor clinical educator role, the budget to support Masters and Diplomas for our middle grades, or simply ensuring all rotas have dedicated education and development time, our programmes are committed to ensuring our team get the training and development they need.
BHRUT is working in collaboration with Barts Health to provide healthcare across North East London. The collaborative will be the largest deliverer of emergency care in the country and the largest employer of emergency care staff, nursing and medical, nationally.
A major goal of our collaboration is to develop an Academy of Emergency Care Training. The vision for the Academy is that it will deliver world class training for our own staff as well as providing courses for emergency health care professionals nationally and worldwide.
Investing in People
BHRUT is investing in the Emergency Care workforce with a significant expansion of the medical and nursing team. The aim is to provide a well-supported consultant team with the time and resources to deliver high quality, safe emergency care for our patients and training, development, and supervision for our team. All in all BHRUT is planning to invest an additional 5,000,000 in the Emergency Care Medical and nursing teams including this post.
The Trust is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all its employees as well as maintaining a workforce that broadly reflects the local communities we serve. In accordance with the Equality Act, we welcome applications from anyone who meets the specific criteria of the post regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender reassignment, marital status, pregnancy, religion or belief or sexual orientation. Reasonable adjustments to the interview process can also be made for any candidates with a disability.
Please feel free to contact us for further information, to discuss the posts or visit our sites.
On behalf of the clinical team please email enquiries to
Amanda Wickens - Specialty Manager l Amanda.firstname.lastname@example.org , please copy in, Sho Sharmin - Divisional PA l email@example.com
We look forward to hearing from you.
Dr Ignatius Postma Clinical Lead, Emergency Medicine, Queens Hospital
Dr Philip Halliday Clinical Lead, Emergency Medicine, King George Hospital
Dr Aber Eaqub Clinical Lead, Childrens Emergency Medicine
Dr Karim Ahmad - Divisional Director, Emergency Care
- Full registration with the GMC
- FRCEM or equivalent
- Paediatric sub specialty registration with GMC or equivalent registration with an overseas medical regulatory body
- ATLS, ALS APLS instructor