Oculoplastic Fellow

Birmingham, West Midlands
02 Oct 2019
13 Oct 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

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The Birmingham & Midland Eye Centre (BMEC), founded in 1823, is one of the largest tertiary level Ophthalmic Hospitals in Europe, providing highly specialised expertise in clinical care, research and education. We are a Centre of Excellence for the treatment and care of patients across the West Midlands as well as receiving referrals both nationally and internationally.

An exciting training opportunity has arisen for a Clinical Fellow to join our expanding world-class team at BMEC, part of Sandwell & West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust. We are increasing our current consultant team of 33, 2 associate specialists, 13 specialty doctors and 17 fellows enabling us to meet the growing ophthalmic demands of our ever changing demographic. Are you ready to join our outstanding medical team; many of whom are internationally renowned for cutting-edge research and care innovation and work collaboratively within its integrated A & E, Ward, Theatre, Outpatient and Diagnostic teams? The post holder will be working with an extended team of specialist nurses, allied health professionals, technicians and photographers to further support new ways of working and expand the quality services BMEC already offers.

We have an excellent reputation as the centre of post-graduate training in Ophthalmology for the West Midlands region. We are the hosts of the Ophthalmology Academy Unit of the University of Birmingham and have one of the biggest Ophthalmology research portfolios in the country. BMEC prides itself on the development of staff, appreciating that our staff are key in delivering high quality care to all patients and our aim for this post is the increase the clinical knowledge and skills of the post holder in order to support their growth. Being a tertiary referral centre in a teaching hospital, BMEC has lots of experience of training hundreds of Ophthalmologists across the UK and Overseas over the years.

Birmingham and the surrounding conurbation offers a very high quality of life with excellent residential areas, schools and everything one would expect to find in Britain’s second city.

Informal enquires are welcome. Please contact Jack Morgan; jack.morgan1@nhs.net & Yajati Ghosh; yajati.ghosh@nhs.net