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Senior Clinical Fellow in Emergency Medicine 60:40 Paed Blast Injury

Job Reference: 387-M-1837-MG-13-H

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust
Emergency Department
Bristol Royal Infirmary, Bristol
£49,036 Pa pro rata.

Emergency Department 60:40% Clinical Fellow Post – Paediatric Blast Injury

Bristol Royal Infirmary Emergency Department offers Paediatric Blast Injury based clinical fellow job.
Paediatric Blast Injury Partnership Fellow Post

Applications are invited for fellow posts (ST4 and above) with the Paediatric Blast Injury Partnership. Founded in 2017 this is a collaboration between Save the Children UK, Imperial College London, the World Innovation Summit for Health, Bristol Royal Infirmary and Bristol Royal Hospital for Children emergency departments. This was in response to the global crisis that places millions of children worldwide at daily risk of conflict injury and the lack of paediatric specific experience and training in these areas. . In 2018 the Partnership released the Paediatric Blast Injury Field Manual, a clinical resource for first responders and clinicians dealing with injured children in conflict zones. The manual has now been translated into 5 languages and distributed in 12 countries including Syria, Yemen and Somalia.
Successful applicants will be appointed to a 60/40 clinical post at Bristol Royal Infirmary with 40% funded time to work on any of the following projects.

1. Update of the Paediatric Blast Injury Field Manual and preparation of material for digital conversion to a web based app to allow great worldwide access
2. Creation of a field pocket action card and haemorrhage control pack for first responders dealing with injured children
3. Non-pharmacological paediatric pain management research project with an aim to produce clinical resource material for care providers
4. Development of a remote paediatric conflict trauma training package for Save the Children in Afghanistan

We would also consider supporting any related project that a candidate wishes to propose.

The posts will have educational support from the Partnership at Imperial College London. With unique access to teaching and CPD in conflict trauma, trauma radiology, prosthetic design and rehabilitation. Papers and articles for peer review journals will be supported and there is funding for related travel and conferences to present output. Save the Children UK will support the Afghanistan project. There will be an opportunities to connect with partners in the project.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Duncan Courtney and Elizabeth Martin and their Secretary Emily Broughton on 0117 342 1499 /97


University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust is CQC rated Outstanding. As one of the largest acute Trusts in the country and the major teaching and research centre for the South West, we have over 13,000 staff, over 100 different clinical services. Working in ten hospitals across Bristol and Weston, we offer a wide range of careers and jobs. Together we support the delivery of excellent care to the people of Bristol, Weston and beyond.

Our hospitals are based across Bristol and Weston-super-Mare, meaning you can enjoy the very best of both worlds; city living within a stone’s throw of the countryside or beside the seaside, with easy access to all that the South West has to offer.

UH Bristol and Weston is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust is an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we’re meeting our pledge.

To comply with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 all applicants must be able to speak fluent English to an appropriate standard which will be assessed at Interview.


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