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  • Advert number: 305893-0
  • Posted Date: 18/06/12
  • Closing Date: 14/07/12

The Pennine Acute Hospitals
NHS Trust

ROCHDALE INFIRMARY & FAIRFIELD GENERAL HOSPITALS
DIVISION OF MEDICINE & COMMUNITY SERVICES
SCHEDULED CARE DIRECTORATE

CONSULTANT IN RHEUMATOLOGY

• 1.0 WTE • REF: 352-CONSRHEU-FF02

The Department of Rheumatology is within the Division of Medicine and Community Services, and is in the process of establishing an innovative multidisciplinary hub, The Pennine Rheumatology Centre, based at Rochdale Infirmary. The Rheumatology Centre was opened on the 1st April 2012 and the post advertised will play an integral part in the success of this innovation.

You must possess MRCP or equivalent, full GMC registration, inclusion on GMC’s Specialist Register for Rheumatology or be within six months of attaining this at the date of interview.

The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust is one of the largest in the country and manages North Manchester General Hospital, The Royal Oldham Hospital, Fairfield General Hospital (Bury) and Rochdale Infirmary. The Trust employs over 10,000 staff and provides a broad range of specialities and services to a population of 850,000 people.

The multidisciplinary Rheumatology team provides a modern and dynamic full range of services, mainly on an outpatient and day case basis, with a consultative service to inpatients. The service is developing increasing links and integrated patterns of working with primary care.

Informal enquiries or to arrange a visit please contact either: Dr Neil Snowden, Acting Clinical Director, Scheduled Care, Pennine Acute Hospital, based at North Manchester Hospital on 0161 720 2602; Dr Andy Bowden, Consultant Rheumatologist, Rochdale Infirmary on 01706 517934; Sarah Wisley, Directorate Manager, Scheduled Care on 0161 922 3955.

Please apply on NHS Jobs at www.jobs.nhs.uk or a detailed application pack is available by contacting Carole Smethurst, Medical Staffing Department, North Manchester General Hospital, Delaunay’s Road, Crumpsall, Manchester M8 5RB. Telephone 0161 720 2925 or email: carole.smethurst@pat.nhs.uk Please also send a copy of your CV to Carole.Smethurst@pat.nhs.uk

Closing Date: 14 July 2012.

We are an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to flexible working.

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