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Locum Consultant Dermatologist

Job Description

Wye Valley NHS Trust is a provider of health care across Herefordshire bringing together acute and community services.

We run The County Hospital in Hereford along with community hospitals in Ross-on-Wye, Leominster and Bromyard, and the Hillside centre in Hereford, delivering a standard of care we would want for ourselves, our families and friends.

The key principles of Wye Valley NHS Trust are to provide the right care in the right place at the right time... every time.

With an annual turnover of around £180 million, we employ around 3,000 staff and are a clinical and practitioner-led organisation owned by our local community and staff.

Our vision is to improve the health and wellbeing of the people we serve and our values are important in our everyday work: Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence


Hereford County Hospital,

Wye Valley (NHS )Trust

Part time (7 Pa’s)

We are seeking to appoint a Locum Consultant Dermatologist to cover maternity leave. The successful candidate will join a substantive team of three substantive dermatologists, 3 specialty doctors and 6 specialist nurses, supported by a nursing and administrative team. Flexible working arrangements will be considered wherever possible and we welcome applications for both full time and part time positions.

The dermatology department is undergoing an expansion and development of services to meet the current demand and is looking for a passionate and enthusiastic dermatologist who has the vision to help us develop our service further and deliver high quality skin care throughout Herefordshire via a truly integrated service. We would encourage the development of a specialist interest especially one that compliments the department and service requirements.

The department treats a wide range of skin conditions in both adults and children. We offer see and treat skin surgery clinics, PDT, iontophoresis, patch testing, phototherapy (PUVA/ TL01), and inflammatory skin clinics looking after patients on biologics and systemic therapies.

The dermatology clinics are mainly delivered in Hereford but we also provide community clinics in Ross-on-Wye and Llandrindod Hospital. The team enjoys excellent support from histopathology and has close working relationships with maxillofacial and plastics services together with rheumatology, paediatrics and gynaecology.

Applicants would ideally be on the Specialist Register of the GMC.

Informal enquires and visits to the department are welcome; please contact Dr Aparna Sinha, Consultant Dermatologist on Tel:  ( Phone number removed ) , Dr Nadia Bassi, Consultant Dermatologist on  ( Phone number removed )  Ext 2256, Dr Victoria Diba, Consultant Dermatologist on  ( Phone number removed ) , Sister Pauline Little, Lead Dermatology Nurse on  ( Phone number removed )  or Mrs Claire Griffin, Assistant business manager on  ( Phone number removed )  Ext 5330

Closing date: 8 November 2016

Interview date: tbc

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Wye Valley NHS Trust operates a strict No-Smoking policy on-site.

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be notified.

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