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Consultant Physician with an interest in Diabetes & Endocrinology

Job Reference: 412-MED-3747

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
412 Diabetes Medical Staff -11008
£77,913 - £105,042 per annum

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust manages Leighton Hospital in Crewe, Victoria Infirmary in Northwich and Elmhurst Intermediate Care Centre in Winsford. We are the Lead Employer for Central Cheshire Integrated Care Partnership (CCICP) which aims to transform, develop and deliver health care services in the community.

The Trust has been rated ‘Good’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) following the recent inspection of its services and leadership and Mid Cheshire Hospitals Foundation Trust has been named a Top40 hospital at CHKS Top Hospital Awards 2019.

Our clinical facilities are excellent, as we have invested in state of the art theatres, Critical Care, Emergency Department and our Childrens Wards (to name but a few). We have also invested in our people, ensuring we have the right number of the right people delivering care, fostering a culture of compassion, support and excellence.

Following an NHSI initiative to establish 29 Pathology networks across England the University Hospital of North Midlands is currently working closely with Mid and East Cheshire NHS Trusts to establish a Pathology network across Staffordshire and Cheshire.


Applications are invited for a Consultant with an interest in Diabetology and Endocrinology at Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. The successful candidates will join the existing substantive Consultant to form a rotation, undertaking out-patient clinics and inpatient ward rounds, within an ambitious and supportive department.

The department is currently funded for two Consultants, (one of which is this vacant post), two WTE specialist registrars, one WTE Diabetic Specialist Nurse and a team of junior doctors consisting of a CMT, FY2 and FY1 doctors. The Diabetic / Endocrinology Consultants have responsibility for 16 inpatient beds serving both general medical and diabetic / endocrine patients. At Leighton Hospital there is one nominated Diabetology ward; there is also a dedicated outpatient facility.

The department work closely with the community Diabetic Specialist Nurse Team, along with dietetics and podiatry. There is also one inpatient Diabetic Specialist Nurse who supports the trust and the general diabetic patients. Work is ongoing to develop our integrated diabetes model to help support patients in the community.

The Trust was rated as ‘Good’ from it’s 2018 inspection, has a good reputation for research and benefits from some of the very latest clinical facilities; these include Critical Care, neonatal intensive care, a new suite of state-of-the-art theatres and a dedicated day case Treatment Centre. The Trust has invested significantly in recent years in clinical expansion and hospital mortality is ‘as expected’ across the range of indicators.

Applicants must have full registration with the GMC including a License to Practice, and be on the Specialist Register (or be within six months of obtaining their Certificate of Completion of Training).

The posts are offered on a full-time basis; however, the Trust would welcome discussion with individuals looking for a more flexible working pattern to support a different work life balance.

For an informal discussion and further details please contact:


Dr S Hammersley

Consultant Physician and Clinical Lead in Acute Medicine

Clinical Lead for Diabetes and Endocrinology

01270 618111


Dr Z Qureshi

Consultant Diabetologist

Division of Medicine and Emergency Care

01270 612353


Shortlisted candidates will be expected to visit the department prior to interview.


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  • Appointments are subject to a 6 month probationary period
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  • MCHFT does not reimburse travel to interview expenses
  • Should you require a reasonable adjustment to our recruitment process, please contact or tel. 01270 273937 to discuss

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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