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Senior Glaucoma Fellow

NHS Medical & Dental: Senior Clinical Fellow

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NHS Medical & Dental: Senior Clinical Fellow
Fixed term: 12 Months
Full time: 40 hours per week
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King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
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Denmark Hill
£51,198 per annum, inc London Weighting
14/07/2020 23:59

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals with a turnover of nearly £1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 12,600 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London and Kent.

The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) site in Camberwell and the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley, Orpington Hospital, and some services at Beckenham Beacon and Queen Mary’s Sidcup.

The Trust is recognised internationally for its work in liver disease and transplantation, neurosciences, cardiac, haemato-oncology, fetal medicine, stroke, major trauma, and Emergency Department.


Department of Ophthalmology


King’s College Hospital is part of the UK’s largest Academic Health Sciences Centre, and Europe’s largest medical school. The ophthalmic department at Denmark Hill has 12 NHS consultants, including three glaucoma specialists, who offer training in tertiary glaucoma care, including the latest, pioneering surgery.

A senior post-CCT Glaucoma Fellow is required, based at the Denmark Hill and Queen Mary’s Hospital (Sidcup) sites. The post would suit an experienced trainee wishing to consolidate their glaucoma experience and to gain further experience in managing complex glaucoma and undertaking advanced surgical techniques, including aqueous shunts, glaucoma revision surgery, trabeculectomy, and less invasive glaucoma surgery, including Preserflo Microshunt and IStent implants and glaucoma Laser procedures. The appointee should be able to competently undertake cataract surgery, as there will be an expectation that the appointee will undertake cataract surgery in challenging cases. 

Tenure of the post is offered for 1 year, renewable by mutual consent.  Applicants must have MRCOphth or equivalent. Salary is up to £47,000 based on prior experience. It is expected that the appointee will undertake clinical audits and contribute to clinical research during their training.  The appointee will be take part in the on-call rota.

Informal enquiries are encouraged for short-listed candidates.


The closing date is 14 July 2020. The post is to commence August/September 2020


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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

 Mr Avi Kulkarni, Mr. Sameer Trikha or Mr. Abu-Bakra, Glaucoma consultants, Department of Ophthalmology, King’s College Hospital, Denmark Hill, London SE5 9RS. Tel: 020 3299 1521.