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Locum Obstetrician and Gynaecologist Consultant

Locum Consultant

Main area
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Grade
Locum Consultant
Contract
Fixed term: 6 months
Hours
Full time: 40 hours per week
Job ref
213-PRUH-5816
Employer
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Princess Royal University Hospital
Town
Orpington
Salary
£84,258 - £112,845 per annum, inc London Weighting
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
21/01/2021 23:59

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching Trusts with a turnover of c£1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 12,800 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) sites at Denmark Hill in Camberwell and at the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in the London Borough of Bromley.

King’s Health Partners Academic Health Science Centre (AHSC)
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.

The driving purpose behind King’s Health Partners is to continually seek and bring about swifter and more effective improvements in health and well-being for patients and people everywhere, by combining the best of basic and translational research, clinical excellence and world-class teaching to deliver ground-breaking advances in physical and mental healthcare.
King’s Health Partners (KHP) is one of only five Academic Health Science Centres in the UK accredited by the Department of Health. This followed a selection process carried out by a panel of internationally renowned clinicians and researchers.

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest and busiest in London, with a well-established national and international reputation for clinical excellence, innovation and achievement. Two thirds of the clinical activities of the hospital are in support of the socially and economically diverse communities of the boroughs of Southwark and Lambeth. As both a healthcare provider and a major employer, King’s plays an important part in helping reduce local, social and health inequalities. The hospital provides a broad range of secondary services, including specialist emergency medicine (e.g. trauma, cardiac and stroke). It also provides a number of leading edge tertiary services, such as liver transplantation, neurosciences, haemato-oncology, foetal medicine, cardiology and cardiac surgery, on a regional and national basis.

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 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. The first is a Comprehensive centre with King’s College London and Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, and the second is a Specialist centre with the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust and the Institute of Psychiatry. King’s College Hospital has also recently strengthened its research and development infrastructure in order better to support clinical researchers across the organisation.

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust offers a family-friendly working approach for all staff to ensure a good work-life balance. It is an environment where family life is promoted and this will be a feature of your annual appraisal. The Trust provides childcare advice and nursery facilities in conjunction with a supportive mentoring and career planning programme. Applications for job sharing are welcome.

King’s College NHS Foundation Trust acquired the Princess Royal University Hospital in October 2013 as agreed by the Secretary of State for Health on 30th January 2013, in response to ‘Securing sustainable NHS services: the Trust Special Administrator’s report on South London Healthcare NHS Trust and the NHS in south east London, which was presented to the Secretary of State by the Trust Special Administrator on 7th January 2013.
 
Princess Royal University Hospital
The Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH is based in a leafy suburban town of Orpington, a highly sought after location due to its close proximity to many well-regarded Grammar schools in addition to restaurants and local markets. It is minutes away from Bromley which has extensive retail and leisure facilities and regularly appears in the list of the annual top 50 places to live in the UK. The hospital is also close to Bromley South and Orpington station, with fast and regular connections to central London and a King’s shuttle service that runs between Orpington Hospital and Princess Royal University Hospital.

The hospital has 525 funded beds, and approximately 80,000 emergency attendances per annum. It serves a population of about 500,000 from Bromley and Bexley. The services currently provided include: Urgent Care, Emergency Medicine, Acute and General medicine with all the sub-specialities, Cardiology, Coronary Care and angiography, Intensive Care, Oncology, Surgery, Trauma & Orthopaedics, Urology, ENT, Ophthalmology, Maternity and Paediatrics, Hyper acute and Acute Stroke and is a Level 2 Trauma Unit. The Emergency Department is supported by a comprehensive pathology service and there is a large modern radiology department offering a good range of services including CT, MR and interventional radiology.

Medical out-patient services for the PRUH are delivered on this and three related sites. Orpington Hospital, Beckenham Beacon, which is a community run site, and Sevenoaks Hospital. Consultants also carry out out-patients for patients living in Bexley Borough at Queen Mary’s Hospital, Sidcup (QMS), and these may continue on that site in the future, but provided through Darenth Valley Hospital Trust as part of the reorganisation of the site, following the TSA report and the agreement of the Secretary of State. The QMS site and community services provided there will be run by Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust following the dissolution of SLHT. These changes will not directly affect employees working at the PRUH.

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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

Name
Mr Adeyemi Ogunremi
Job title
Clinical Lead Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Email address
adeyemi.ogunremi@nhs.net