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Commonwealth Fellow

MN37

Main area
JRU
Grade
MN37
Contract
Fixed-term contract
Hours
40
Job ref
392-MS77
Site
JR & Cancer Medical Unit (674) L5
Town
Stanmore
Salary
£31,217 to £49,086 pa
Closing
30/07/2019 23:59

The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust (RNOH) is the largest orthopaedic hospital in the UK, and is regarded as a leader in the field of orthopaedics both in the UK and world-wide.

The RNOH provides a comprehensive range of neuro-musculoskeletal health care, ranging from the most acute spinal injury or complex bone tumour to orthopaedic medicine and specialist rehabilitation for chronic back pain sufferers. This broad range of services is unique within the NHS.

As a national centre of excellence, the RNOH treats patients from across the country, many of whom have been referred by other hospital consultants for second opinions or for treatment of complex or rare conditions. 

Patients benefit from a team of highly specialised consultants, many of whom are nationally and internationally recognised for their expertise and experience. Consultants are supported in their work by nurses, therapists and other specialist clinical staff who are trained and are experts in their particular fields of orthopaedic care. 

The RNOH plays a major role in teaching, 20% of all UK orthopaedic surgeons receive training here. Our teaching and clinical effectiveness are enhanced by our work in research and development and our academic links with University College, London. Research departments at Stanmore include the Institute of Orthopaedics, the Centre for Disability Research and Innovation, the Institute of Human Performance and the Centre for Biomedical Engineering.

The RNOH works closely with other hospitals and trusts, with whom we have joint appointments to ensure maximum availability of specialist skills for patients. Our patients benefit from access to Aspire Leisure Centre which is located on site and hosts first-class facilities for able-bodied and disabled people.

 


The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust (RNOH) provides a comprehensive range of neuromusculoskeletal health care, ranging from the most acute spinal injury or complex bone tumour to orthopaedic medicine and specialist rehabilitation for chronic back pain sufferers. This broad range of neuromusculoskeletal services is unique within the NHS.

The RNOH currently have two commonwealth fellows in lower limb arthroplasty surgery and sarcoma available from April 2020 for 12 months. Applicants should have completed core surgical training and have experience in elective orthopaedics, and ideally an interest in Sarcoma, hip and knee arthroplasty surgery.

The position will provide exposure to all aspects of the management of patients requiring primary and revision hip and knee arthroplasty and complex limb reconstruction. The applicant will be expected to deliver high quality care, as well as participate in the research and audit activities of the unit.

Further information can be obtained from Mr Rob Pollock, Consultant Surgeon and Clinical Director, on 020 8909 5677 or Tanya Joseph, Divisional General Manager, on 020 3947 0422.

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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Rob Pollock, email robpollock@nhs.net