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Consultant - Diabetes & Endocrinology posted by NHS Dumfries and Galloway

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Consultant - Diabetes & Endocrinology
Location: Mountainhall Treatment Centre DG1 4AP Grade: Consultant
Category: Medical & Dental Salary: Consultant (£82,699 - £109,849)
Contract: Permanent Duration: Permanent
Region: Dumfries_Galloway Hours: 40
Job type: FullTime Date posted: 15 Jan 2020
Ref: 013999 Closing date: 13 Feb 2020
2 Posts available
Medicine - General Medicine (DG) ,Acute and Diagnostics (DG)

These vacancies include a new post and replacement post based at Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary, serving a scattered population of approximately 148,000 in South West Scotland.

These vacancies include a new post and replacement post based at Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary, serving a scattered population of approximately 148,000 in South West Scotland.

The successful applicants will join a team which comprises of three consultants, a speciality doctor, a rotating middle grader, 2.5 (wte) diabetes specialist nurses, 3.5 community diabetes specialist nurses, 4 specialist dieticians to the further development of an established and progressive multidisciplinary service.

This position offers an exciting opportunity, working closely with excellent GPs, to play a major role in the delivery of a full range of diabetes care in the region and it is hoped that this additional resource will allow the delivery of in-patient diabetes services to be enhanced.

The medical unit includes an 18 bedded critical care unit and a 40 bed Medical Admission Unit. A full range of diabetes services is provided, including DAFNE and DESMOND education programmes, an insulin pump service, a multidisciplinary foot clinic, a multidisciplinary ANC clinic, a combined renal diabetes clinic and transitional diabetes service Weekly Endocrine clinics including all endocrine conditions are held and supported by nurse-led endocrine testing. The post holder will be expected to participate in acute medical receiving.

There is a hospital wide weekly educational programme and suitable time will be allowed for CPD. The region has a Managed Clinical Network for Diabetes. Medical students rotate regularly from Glasgow and Edinburgh through the unit. Our foundation years links are with West of Scotland hospitals. There is an energetically active Research and Development support unit on site.

Prospective candidates will require to be on the GMC Specialist Register and will hold a CCT.

For further details, please contact either Dr Fiona Green (Apply Now >> e-mail address - Apply Now >>)

How to apply:
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NHS Dumfries and Galloway
Attractions of the region include fine countryside and coastline, ideal for outdoor pursuits, good schools, good transport links and a favourable cost of living compared to other parts of the UK.

Further information on Dumfries and Galloway can be found at
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All personal data processed by NHS Dumfries and Galloway for the purpose of recruitment is performed in line with our Data Protection Notice. This is available from: Apply Now >>

NHS Dumfries & Galloway moved to our new hospital at the end of 2017. If a post is based at DGRI it will be based in the new site at Cargenbridge in Dumfries.

The new facility has been built fit for purpose with the most advanced technology to ensure the best possible treatment and care for our patients, and an excellent working environment for our staff.

Address: (generally only send applications to this address if specified above)
Please return your completed application form by e-mail to Apply Now >>

(or alternatively, by post to: NHS Dumfries & Galloway, Recruitment Team, 2nd Floor North, Mountainhall, Bankend Road, Dumfries DG1 4AP)

PLEASE NOTE Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by email.

Please provide an accurate note of your email address on your application form



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