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Consultant Ophthalmologist Retina (Medical or Surgical)

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

Main area
Ophthalmology
Grade
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Contract
Permanent
Hours
10 PA's
Job ref
438-CA457
Site
Preston
Town
Preston
Salary
£77,913 to £105,042
Closing
26/12/2018 23:59
Interview date
27/02/2019

The Ophthalmology Department at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is going through an exciting major re-development with a £8 million investment into the service to facilitate expansion of the estate. As part of the expansion, a new dedicated Ophthalmic Department will be opened at Chorley and South Ribble District General Hospital with a Daycase Unit comprising 3 Theatres, Ward area and Macular suite.

There will also be an Outpatient Unit with over 20 rooms to support the delivery of an efficient and high quality service for patients. Ophthalmic services will continue to be provided at the Royal Preston Hospital as well. 

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic Consultant Ophthalmologist with an interest in Retinal (Surgical or Medical)  to join our dynamic and expanding Ophthalmology team who can support the needs of the department and work in a team of 9 Consultants. 

The successful candidate will be expected to work across the two hospital sites at Royal Preston Hospital and Chorley and South Ribble District General Hospital and participate in the consultant on-call rota.

The Directorate actively supports undergraduate and postgraduate medical education. Undergraduate Medical Student teaching commenced here in 2003 and is expanding all the time. The Trust has well developed links with Universities of Manchester and Central Lancashire.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Informal enquiries should be made with Clinical Director, Shveta Bansal at Shveta.bansal@lthtr.nhs.uk via the Departments secretary on 01772 522277.

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01257 247728