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  • Advert number: 296445-0
  • Posted Date: 20/02/12
  • Closing Date: 24/03/12

NHS Dumfries and Galloway

Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology

Ref MD 309

£74,504 - £100,446

Applications are welcome from candidates wishing to work full time as a Consultant Diabetologist and Endocrinologist. You will form a team of 2 Consultant Diabetologists a Clinical biochemist with an interest in diabetes and weight management, and a speciality doctor together with a specialist nursing team and professions allied to medical services to provide a multidisciplinary approach to individuals with diabetes across the south west of Scotland.

The Diabetes Team is based at Dumfries Infi rmary with a dedicated diabetes centre on the Crichton site. The duties of the successful applicant will include general diabetes and endocrinology clinics as well as input where relevant into the specialised diabetes clinics including the multidisciplinary foot clinic, combined renal clinic, and CSII service.

It would be desirable to have dual accreditation in general internal medicine in which case duties may also include cover of acute unselected general medical emergencies on 1 in 8 weekdays and 1 in 7 weekends, with supervision of junior staff who cover the continuing in-patient care of these patients.

The post offers the opportunity to live in an area of outstanding natural beauty with highly desirable country and executive properties at affordable prices, with good state schools and excellent road links to Carlisle (45 minutes), Glasgow (1½ hours), Edinburgh and Newcastle (2 hours).

Prospective candidates will require to be on the GMC Specialist Register and will hold a CCT or be within 6 months of obtaining the certifi cate, or will be an established Consultant Diabetologist.

Candidates should contact Dr Fiona Green, Consultant Physician and Diabetologist, (01387 241864) or by email ( or Dr Adrian McCullough Medical Director for Acute Services (01387 241216) or by email (

Visit to download a Job Description and application form, email or contact us on 01387 272757 (voicemail) quoting the reference number.

Please email completed application forms and CV’s to (or post to Recruitment Team, Human Resources, NHS Dumfries & Galloway, Crichton Hall, High East, Glencaple Road, Dumfries DG1 4TG)

Closing date 24th March 2012.

Interview date 11th April 2012.

Applications from candidates who require a Tier 2 Certifi cates of Sponsorship (formerly Work Permits) will only be considered if no suitable UK or EEA national is identifi ed for this post. For further information on the UK Border Agency’s new Points Based System which now governs the way individuals from outside the EEA can work in the UK please visit or telephone 0870 606 7766 for more information