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Consultant Geriatricians

Job Description

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals with a turnover of nearly £1 billion, 15 million patient contacts a year and more than 11,500 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London.

The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) site in Camberwell and the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley.

Two Interface Consultant Geriatrician posts - Full Time

Community and Acute

  • Be at the heart
  • Be an influencer
  • Be a national leader
  • Be part of a team where your contribution will be highly valued and well supported

Come and work in a bespoke, innovative older peoples integrated care system project that King’s College Hospital Foundation Trust, (Princess Royal University Hospital site) and local community providers are launching in January 2017. Be at the beginning of this innovative, integrated service design for older people within the London Borough of Bromley, where you can influence strategy and share a passion for patient centred, fully integrated Gerontology care. Take up this unique opportunity of being part of this forward thinking development for frail patients.

A unique, newly refurbished bed and chair provision at the Orpington Hospital site for frail older people will open in January 2017. Three GP-led Integrated Care Networks will forge strong and effective care links with the acute hospital for the frail older patient. There will be many opportunities to develop clinical pathways, GP liaison systems and MDT working in the community to provide excellent patient centred care and experience to the frail local population, including those in Care Homes.

Those with other subspecialty areas of expertise are encouraged to apply.

We would like to hear from you. For further discussions, please contact Dr Wendy Hildick-Smith, Clinical Lead  ( Phone number removed ) , Dr David Smithard, Frailty Lead on  ( Phone number removed )  or Dr Joble Joseph, Clinical Director Medicine on  ( Phone number removed ) .


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At King’s, we fully support the right of all staff to equal opportunities and are committed to the development of a diverse workforce.

Applications are welcome from anyone who meets the specific criteria of the post regardless of age, gender, disability, religion/ belief or sexual orientation.

Benefits available to all employees include: Workplace Nurseries, an excellent Pension Scheme and access to the Learning Zone.

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