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Locum Consultant Physician with Specialist interest in Diabetes and E

Job Reference: 259-MED00053NUH

Barts Health NHS Trust
Diabetes and Endocrinology
Endocrinology, London
£77,913 to £105,042 pa

With a turnover of £1.4 billion and a workforce of around 16,000, Barts Health is the largest NHS trust in the country, and one of Britain’s leading healthcare providers. The Trust’s five hospitals – St Bartholomew’s Hospital in the City, including the Barts Heart Centre, The Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel, Newham University Hospital in Plaistow, Whipps Cross University Hospital in Leytonstone and Mile End – deliver high quality compassionate care to the 2.5 million people of East London and beyond.

Recent improvements has led to a stronger focus on providing Safe and Compassionate care to our patients and this has increased opportunities available to learn, develop and expand your career. We believe that providing excellent education, training and development for our staff is essential. We offer a wide range of benefits for example access to childcare vouchers, home-electronic scheme giving you discounted prices for home –electronics, salary sacrifice for cars, season ticket loans and access to staff discount for local restaurants and gyms

So while we are improving, you can too - within a professionally challenging yet exciting environment.



Locum Consultant Physician with Specialist interest in Diabetes and Endocrinology

Minimum 5 Programmed Activities


We are looking for an enthusiastic colleague to join our dynamic team providing specialist diabetes services to the people of Newham. This locum Consultant post will be available from 1st May until 1st November 2019, in the first instance. The successful applicant will be affiliated with the Diabetes and Endocrinology department offering outpatient care and contributing to the Specialist Diabetes Antenatal service, Outpatient diabetes clinic (Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes) and an alternate month community GP MDT meeting which aims to support continuing management of Type 2 Diabetes in Primary Care. For an interested applicant, there may be opportunity to also be involved in GIM inpatient care, general endocrinology and / or diabetes pump services, this would be directed by the preferences and interests of the incoming applicant. This is a minimum 5PA activity post with opportunity to increase hours if desired.

The team benefits from support of a Diabetes Nurse consultant, ward based Diabetes Specialist Nurses, a Type 1 Specialist nurse and dietetics. The team works closely with Community Diabetes Specialist Nurses and Podiatry (East London Foundation Trust) and has recently appointed Psychology support shared across the Trust.

Newham General Hospital serves a population of 260,000 people with a high prevalence of Diabetes. We work closely with the local General Practitioners to manage Type 2 Diabetes effectively in primary care and reduce referral rates to Secondary care. This is achieved through a “Cluster” model of care whereby General Practices meet alternate months with a Diabetes consultant to discuss patient management options.

The Diabetes Antenatal service supports over 1000 diabetes affected pregnancies each year and the successful candidate will join a team of Obstetricians, 3 Diabetes Consultants, 1 Associate Specialist, Diabetes Specialist Nurses and Diabetes Specialist Midwives to manage this complex and diverse patient group.

Applicants are expected to be on the Specialist Register for Diabetes, Endocrinology and General Medicine or within 6 months of receiving their CCT at the time of interview

For further details / informal visits contact:

Interested applicants are urged to contact Dr Philippa Hanson, consultant physician / endocrinologist (and clinical lead for diabetes) on 07540113670 or, to discuss opportunities offered within the post and how the suggested timetable might be adjusted to suit the applicant’s preferences

We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential.

As an Equal Opportunities Employer we actively support applications from individuals’ who apply under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme and will process your application as appropriate.

We reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once a sufficient number of applications has been received and we regret that we are unable to provide notification if your application is unsuccessful.

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Barts Health is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and to child protection. The Trust aims to ensure as far as is possible that anyone, paid or unpaid, who seeks to work in our organisation and who gains access to children, is safe to do so. As such, you may be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Check as part of the recruitment process if appointed to a post with direct access to children or vulnerable adults.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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

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