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Clinical Fellow (STR3+ Equivalent) in Older People's Medicine


Main area
Older People's Medicine
Fixed term
Job ref
27/02/2019 23:59

At NNUH it is our privilege to provide healthcare to over one million people across Norfolk and surrounding areas. Our vision is to ‘provide every patient with the care we want for those we love the most’, and if this inspires you and you share our values, we really want you to join our team. 

Our values support our vision and guide the behaviour of everything we do, these are:.


We look after the needs of our patients, carers and colleagues, to provide a safe and caring experience for all.


We act with care, compassion and kindness and value others’ diverse needs.


We take an honest, open and ethical approach to everything we do.


We work as one team and support each other to maintain the highest professional standards.


We continuously learn and improve to achieve the best outcomes for our patients and our hospital. 

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Applications are invited for the post of Clinical Fellow (STR3+ equivalent) in the Older Peoples Medicine. This is a full time post created to provide service cover for the period of 13th May 2019 until 6th August 2019.

Basic salary £47,132.00pa, plus additional elements for additional hours, weekend and evening working.

The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides a full range of acute clinical services through the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (1,000 beds) and Cromer and District Hospital, including more specialist services such as oncology and radiotherapy, neonatology, orthopaedics, plastic surgery, ophthalmology, rheumatology, paediatric medicine and surgery.

Our staff of over 7,000 treat more than one million patients; people from Norfolk, neighbouring counties and further afield. Our patients are referred to us by around 100 local GP practices but also from other acute hospitals and primary care trusts around the country.

As a university teaching hospital we have developed our research and development strategy in partnership with the University of East Anglia.

We also work closely with our partners on the Norwich Research Park and Norwich Radiology Academy to take forward our ambitious targets for research and development.

This post is in Geriatric medicine, covering a broad range of subspecialties within the care of the older person including orthogeriatrics, dementia, delirium and acute geriatrics. The post also includes exposure to general internal medicine as part of a well-structured hospital at night team.

The OPM team is looking to recruit Doctors with a passion for caring for Older People. Our Older People’s Emergency Department (OPED) provides Emergency treatment to people of 80 years and over, providing fast and efficient care in a specially designed environment, supported by a wealth of experts in Older People’s medicine. In addition, we provide a dynamic  outpatient service to help avoid unnecessary admissions to the acute setting.

For informal enquiries please contact Dr Martyn Patel, Service Director on 01603 286286.


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Applicant requirements

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

Dr Martyn Patel, Service Director

If you have problems applying, contact

01603 286205