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Clinical Fellow in Glaucoma

Job Reference: 213-UPACS-2638-A

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Denmark Hill, London
£49,294 per annum (inc Lo

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals with a turnover of nearly £1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 11,500 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London.

The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) site in Camberwell and the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley.

Post-CCT Glaucoma Fellow – Full-time

King’s College Hospital is part of the UK’s largest Academic Health Sciences Centre, and Europe’s largest medical school. The ophthalmic department at Denmark Hill has 12 NHS consultants, including three glaucoma specialists, who offer training in tertiary glaucoma care, including the latest, pioneering surgery.

A senior post-CCT Glaucoma Fellow is required. The post would suit an experienced trainee wishing to consolidate their glaucoma experience and to gain further experience in managing complex glaucoma and undertaking advanced surgical techniques, including aqueous shunts, glaucoma revision surgery, trabeculectomy, and minimally invasive glaucoma surgery, including Xen, Cypass and IStent implants. The appointee should be able to undertake unsupervised cataract surgery, as there will be an expectation that the appointee will undertake cataract surgery in challenging cases.

Tenure of the post is offered for 1 year, renewable by mutual consent. Applicants must have MRCOphth or equivalent. It is expected that the appointee will undertake clinical audits and contribute to clinical research during their training. The appointee will be take part in the on-call rota.

Informal enquiries or a visit to the Unit are encouraged for short-listed candidates.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Mr Avi Kulkarni, Mr. Sameer Trikha or Mr. Gerassimos Lascaratos, Glaucoma consultants, Department of Ophthalmology, King’s College Hospital, Denmark Hill, London SE5 9RS. Tel: 020 3299 1521.


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King's College Hospital is part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), a pioneering collaboration between King's College London, and Guy's and St Thomas', King's College Hospital and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trusts.

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