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Speciality Doctor in Paediatrics

NHS Medical & Dental: Specialty Doctor

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NHS Medical & Dental: Specialty Doctor
Full time: 10 Programmed Activities
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Royal Lancaster Infirmary
£41,158 - £76,751 per annum
Salary period
01/11/2020 23:59

''A great place to be cared for; a great place to work''

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay has been nationally recognised as the UK’s most inclusive NHS organisation. As such we have a firm commitment to strengthening the diversity of our workforce, and therefore welcome and encourage applications from likeminded people who can support our ambition to become effortlessly inclusive. We are particularly keen to hear from protected groups – including BAME, LGBT+ and people with a disability.

This is a substantive appointment for a Speciality Doctor (Middle-Grade)

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust covers a large geographic which encompasses the Furness Peninsula, the city of Lancaster and the Lake District. Paediatric Services are provided on two main sites; at Furness General Hospital and Royal Lancaster Infirmary

The post is based in the Paediatric Department at Royal Lancaster Infirmary and involves day to day care of patients on the Children’s Ward, Neonatal Level 2 Unit and attendance at clinics in the acute hospital setting.

You will be required to participate in the 1:8  rota which includes night duties, twilight shifts and weekends.

The Paediatric Unit consists of 23 in-patient beds, including 2 High Dependency beds. There is also a busy Paediatric Assessment Unit incorporated as part of the Paediatric Unit. Patients under surgical consultants are jointly admitted under a Consultant Paediatrician.

All applicants must hold full GMC registration with a licence to practice

Interview expenses will be paid from point of entry to the UK


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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

Wajid Sultan
Job title
Clinical Lead/Consultant Paediatrician
Email address
Telephone number
01524 583535
Additional information

Dr Wajid Sultan, Consultant Paediatrician & Lead for Diabetes and College Tutor


Tel: 01524 585332 (Secretary)