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Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology


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Diabetes and Endocrinology
10 Sessions
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Blackpool Teaching Hospitals
£76,761 to £103,490
01/11/2017 23:59

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is situated on the west coast of Lancashire, and offers a full range of district hospital services and community health services to a population of 1.6 million in Lancashire and South Cumbria.

The Trust provides services to the 440,000 residents of Blackpool, Fylde & Wyre and North Lancashire, as well as specialist tertiary care for Cardiac and Haematology services across the wider region.

We employ more than 6,500 staff, with a turnover in excess of £370m in 2014/2015 and have approximately 900 beds.

Our main activities are

  • Cardiovascular care at our Cardiac Centre.
  • Accident and Emergency at Blackpool Teaching Hospital
  • Community Midwifery and Women and Childrens Services.
  • Clinical research with an 80-strong team of nurses and doctors
  • Community nursing ans school nursing
  • Recovery and rehabilitation for a variety of conditions including brain injury, stroke and elderly care.
  • Sexual health and family planning services
  • Wellbeing and lifestyle including mental health services, heart health campaigns, and smoking cessation services.
  • End of life and palliative care.

Between April 1 2014 and March 31 2015 we treated 100,662 day cases and inpatients (elective and non-elective), 329,257 outpatients and had 83,303 A & E attendances. The total number of community contacts was 1,228,494.

The Trust houses a state of the art Simulation & Skills Facility that provides training for all grades of staff to improve the safety and quality of the service that we offer our patients.

We run a portfolio of in-house courses that can be accessed by all staff to enhance their professional development needs. The training is supported by the use of modern equipment including part task trainers for such skills as venupuncture and full body manikins for the practice of emergency drills.

This new position has been created to play a major role in the delivery of our expanded diabetes and endocrinology service, as well as inpatient specialist input. The candidate should be an enthusiastic and motivated individual with a passion for providing sustainable quality care for endocrine and diabetes patients.
The Fylde Coast is one of the national lead sites for transforming care for patients through our status as a Vanguard which has seen significant investment in order to test the ‘multispecialty community provider organisational model’ identified in NHS England’s Five Year Forward View which has seen us implement a number of new models of care that have a focus on the management of long term conditions including diabetes.
This exciting and innovative post will help support the on-going development of the integrated diabetes pathway across all care settings on the Fylde Coast where diabetes has been identified as a priority long term condition. This has led to a commitment to redesign current diabetes and endocrine services, which has already seen the establishment of a community diabetes clinic as well as supporting the expansion of a tier 3 weight management service. We are currently establishing a revolutionary multidisciplinary foot service as a result of a successful bid for national transformation funding.
You must hold MRCP (UK) or equivalent, and be on the General Medical Council’s Specialist Register (or within six months of attaining the Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) or equivalent) in G(I)M and Diabetes and Endocrinology at the time of interview.

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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

Dr Shah Qazi, Head of Department: Diabetes & Endocrinology (tel: 01253 95 5345) email or

Dr Myint Aye Consultant Physician Diabetes & Endocrinology (tel: 01253 95 3859)

If you have problems applying, contact

01253 957015