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2 x Strabismus & Paediatric Ophthalmology Fellows (ST3+)

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Applications are invited to apply for the above two positions. The first post is due to commence at GOSH on 1st August 2017 rotating to RLH from
1st Feb 2018. The second post will start at RLH 1st August 2017, rotating to GOSH from 1st Feb 2018. Candidates must have experience in paediatric ophthalmology.

At Great Ormond Street Hospital there are specialist clinics in paediatric cataract, retina genetics, paediatric corneal and external disease, craniofacial anomalies, periocularhaemangiomas, complex strabismus, uveitis, neuro-ophthalmology and paediatric oculoplastics/orbit. The successful candidate will also get exposure to visual electrophysiology, ultrasound (conventional B scan and high frequency) and OCT. They will also do sessions at the Royal Free and Edgware hospitals in general paediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus.

At the RLH there is exposure to general paediatric ophthalmology, ocular motility, retinoblastoma and retinopathy of prematurity.The candidate will manage inpatient emergencies from Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

Candidates may contact Dr Alki Liasis, Clinical Lead for Ophthalmology, GOSH on  ( Phone number removed )  ext 5360 ( Email address removed ); Mr Richard Bowman, Consultant Ophthalmologist and Fellowship Director, GOSH,  ( Phone number removed ) , ( Email address removed ), Mr Ashwin Reddy, Consultant Ophthalmologist, RLH ( Email address removed ).

All applicants should return their application forms electronically. To apply please go to: and search for Great Ormond Street Hospital. You must register first before you can apply for the post. If you have any queries, please contact us via email at ( Email address removed ) quoting the appropriate reference number: 271-OPG-14613.

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