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Speciality Doctor in Paediatrics

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University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust
Women’s and Children’s Services Division
Paediatric Department – Furness General Hospital, Barrow-In-Furness

Speciality Doctor in Paediatrics

We are looking to appoint Speciality Doctor in Paediatrics to support the team at Furness General Hospital. These post offer the opportunity to gain experience in all aspects of general Paediatrics whilst living in one of the most beautiful parts of the UK; the Lake District. The post involves the provision of care to children on the Children’s Assessment Unit and ward as well as a level 1 Special Care Baby Unit and Postnatal ward. The rota also includes protected time for attendance in outpatient clinics and to attend departmental teaching. The rota is a full shift rota including night shifts but is supported at all times by a resident consultant.

The University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust has a keen interest and extensive involvement in Medical and Dental Education at both Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels. We work in partnership with Lancaster Medical School, North Western Deanery and Health Education North West to provide quality education and training which meets the requirements of these regulatory bodies as well as the Trust’s high standards of patient care. UHMBFT provides one of the main NHS settings for students from Lancaster Medical School as we co-ordinate, deliver and quality assure the clinical component of Lancaster Medical Schools MBChB degree programme.

You must be on the GMC Register with a licence to practice.
For further details and informal enquires please contact:

Dr Ash Kale
Clinical Lead and Consultant Paediatrician
Furness General Hospital
Tel:  ( Phone number removed ) 

Dr Belal Abuzgia
Consultant Paediatrician
Furness General Hospital
Tel:  ( Phone number removed ) 


The Trust promotes flexible working opportunities where ever possible to enable staff to balance their work and home life. We are committed to Equal Opportunities and operate a No Smoking Policy.

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