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Consultant Physician with an Interest in Diabetes and Endocrinology

Job Description

We invite applicants for the position of Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology and Northampton General Hospital.

The job covers all aspects of specialty care as well as General Medicineand is an opportunity to further develop acute specialty pathways to improve the quality of care for patients with diabetes form arrival on the Emergency assessment unit through to the community.

Responsibilities will be shared between 3 other full-time and one part-time consultant and the unit works collaboratively with the experienced team of Diabetes specialist nurses

There will be the opportunity to act as pump lead for the service and develop the service with community diabetesdepending on the strengths of the applicant.

Northampton is a large DGH with all relevant associated specialties represented. These include on-site dialysis unit and regional vascular services, as well as excellent ophthalmology support and radiology services, including radio-iodine treatment provided by the regional oncology service.

The Department of Medicine has the full range of specialties and all consultants take part in the acute medicine on call, The urgent care directorate is constantly looking to improve the quality of care and specialty input for all patients.

South Northamptonshire enjoys a high quality of life with pleasant countryside, a lively arts scene, and good schools. London is easy also within easy reach by road or rail. The area is rated 7th (highest outside the South East) out of over 250 locations in the UK in the national Halifax quality of life survey.

For further information or informal discussion, please contact Dr Jonathan Rippin (( Email address removed )), Dr Mano Kenchaiah (( Email address removed )) or Dr Nihad Jaleel (( Email address removed )).

To deliver best possible care for our patients:

  • We put patient safety above all else

  • We aspire to excellence

  • We reflect, we learn, we improve

  • We respect and support each other


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