- Peripheral Nerve Injury Unit
- Fixed term
- Full Time, 40 hours per week
- Peripheral Nerve Unit (420) L5
- £31,217 to £49,086 pa + LW
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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 provides a comprehensive range of neuro-musculoskeletal health care ranging from the most acute spinal injury or complex bone tumour and surgical disorders of peripheral nerves to orthopaedic medicine and specialist rehabilitation for chronic back pain sufferers. This broad range of neuro-musculoskeletal services is unique within the NHS.
Applications are invited for the above position, which will commence in July 2018 for 6 to 10 months. This position is within the Peripheral Nerve Injury Unit and is supported by 3 Specialist Registrars and 3 Consultants.
The Peripheral Nerve Injury Unit at the RNOH was founded over 50 years ago and is the largest of its kind in the United Kingdom and treats all aspects of surgical disorders of the peripheral nerve injury of the brachial and lumbo-sacral plexus including pain management and rehabilitation.
The appointee would be expected to work closely with the three PNI surgeons and the multi-disciplinary team in the management of patients with peripheral nerve injury. The post is based predominantly at the Stanmore site, although the successful candidate will be expected to undertake outpatient clinics in central London at our Bolsover Street outpatient department.
For an informal visit to the PNI Unit or for further information please contact:
- Tom Quick, Clinical Lead, Consultant PNI Surgeon, on 020 8909 5803
Demonstration of a commitment to training in Orthopaedic surgery, good communication and team working skills are essential. Other experience in the form of audit or research is desirable
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
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
Tom Quick, telephone 020 8909 5803, email email@example.com