Consultant Physician with interest in Diabetes and Endocrinology
At Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust
Applications are invited for the post of a Diabetes/Endocrine Consultant at the Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust (TRFT).
This post is for a full-time Consultant Physician in Diabetes and Endocrinology, based at Rotherham General Hospital. This is a new post to meet the increased workload of the Department, which continues to expand. The post-holder will work alongside two existing Diabetes Consultants, Dr S. Muzulu and Dr B. Franke. Junior Doctors, Department Manager and the nursing team to complement, strengthen and help further develop the service.
Currently the service runs three general endocrinology clinics a week and a joint gynaecological/endocrine clinic every 2 weeks on average. The service has close links with Sheffield Teaching hospital and access to the weekly endocrine MDT run at Royal Hallamshire Hospital. We have a dedicated planned investigation unit for dynamic endocrine function test. The trust has access to the Radioiodine service run by Sheffield teaching hospital.
The department provides a broad range of sub specialities in Diabetes including insulin pump clinics (> 100 patients), young people and transitional clinics, antenatal and preconception clinics, diabetes foot clinics in collaboration with Vascular Consultants from Sheffield Teaching hospitals and general diabetic clinics. DAFNE and DESMOND courses form an integral part of patients’ education.
Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust (RDaSH) operates services in 200 locations across Rotherham, Doncaster, North Lincolnshire and North East Lincolnshire. Our Trust headquarters (Woodfield House) is based on the Tickhill Road Hospital site in Balby, Doncaster. We employ over 3,600 staff and have more than 200 committed volunteers.
The Trust has diversified from mental health and learning disability services to include community services such as district nursing and health visitors and around 115,000 people now access our services each year.
The Trust provides a comprehensive integrated mental health and social care service for Doncaster, Rotherham and North Lincolnshire, which includes professional support for people living at home, to acute hospital-based care including rehabilitation, respite and day services.
We provide specialist services for drug and alcohol misuse across Doncaster, Rotherham, North and North East Lincolnshire plus child and adolescent mental health services in Doncaster, Rotherham and North Lincolnshire
Clinical and community services for people with learning disabilities include more than 50 places in specialist clinical facilities in both the Rotherham and Doncaster area, plus services for people living at home.
The Trust is committed to equal opportunities in employment and welcomes applications from all sections of the community in order to maintain a workforce as diverse as the population it serves.