Anterior Segment Fellow - Ophthalmology

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
£48,370 per annum inc London Weighting
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Anterior Segment Clinical Fellow - Department of Ophthalmology

£46,208 plus on-call supplement excl London weighting

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 11,500 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London. 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.

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a major UK Teaching Hospital with a well-established national and international reputation for clinical excellence, innovation and achievement. We are part of the UK’s largest Academic Health Sciences Centre, and Europe’s largest medical school. King’s College Hospital has an enviable track record in research and development and service innovation. In partnership with King’s College London the Trust has recently been awarded a National Research Centre in Patient Safety and Service Quality. It is also a partner in two National Institute for Health Research biomedical research centres.

King’s Health Partners is a pioneering collaboration between King’s College London, Guy’s and St Thomas’, King’s College Hospital and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trusts. This unique combination brings together one of the world’s leading research-led universities and three of London’s most successful NHS Foundation Trusts.

'This is a full-time clinical post, based at King’s College Hospital, working within the multi–disciplinary team to develop of the individual’s sub-specialty interests in cornea and cataract provide and provide elective and emergency care for ophthalmology patients within the general and specialty services. Tenure of the post is initially for 12 months but is renewable

The rotation gives exposure to a combination of general and urgent / emergency ophthalmology. This will be an ideal post for those looking to increase their anterior segment experience, and gain experience in complex cataract surgery. There will be an element of cross cover of lists for surgeons on leave, so the post holder will get a lot of surgical exposure in addition to the lists in the timetable. The post holder must be able to perform unsupervised surgery, including high volume cataract surgery. This is not an approved training post but provides equivalent experience to that offered to the Department’s Specialist Trainees. 

Applicants must have MRCOphth or equivalent, be eligible for full or limited registration with the GMC at the time of appointment, and be eligible to work in England. Candidates must be able to undertake independent cataract surgery prior to appointment.


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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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Emma Hollick, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Email:

Sophie Jones, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Email: