International Clinical Fellow in Ophthalmology
This post is suitable for a person who wishes to undertake a range of duties in the Victoria Eye Unit and associated peripheral clinics. The timetable will include a variety of outpatient clinics and theatre sessions, according to clinical experience. Training in new skills is part of the post and we would welcome a flexible personality.
Herefordshire is an agricultural border county of outstanding natural beauty with agriculture being the main industry especially growing hops and cider apples. There is also some light industry. Hereford is a Cathedral city with a strong and vibrant tradition in the Arts, particularly music. It is surrounded by a number of small market towns, many of which have community hospitals where various clinics are held by staff from Hereford hospitals.
The Victoria Eye Unit is a tight-knit and friendly department based at Wye Valley NHS Trust, serving the county of Herefordshire and surrounding area. We have the largest catchment area of any department within the Trust and serve a population of approximately 250,000.
The department currently has 6 consultants, 1 associate specialist, 6 specialty doctors, a Fellow, 3 specialist trainees (from the West Midlands programme) and 1 one GP registrar.
The department has well equipped clinics, with fully networked imaging facilities. A comprehensive eye casualty service is provided, and a wide range of ophthalmic surgery is carried out.
The Munro Quinlan Ophthalmic Library is very well stocked, containing all major journals, a large range of ophthalmic texts and is within the general library area having access to all IT facilities.
For further details please refer to the job description.