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Associate Specialist / Speciality Doctor in Paediatric Ophthalmology

Specialty Doctor

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PRUH Ophthalmology Med Staff
Specialty Doctor
Part time, 12 hours per week (3 PAs)
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King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
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Princess Royal University Hospital
£42,199 - £76,823 pro rata inc London Weighting
20/09/2019 23:59

Applications are invited for a part-time Specialty Doctor post in Ophthalmology at King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, based at the Princess Royal University Hospital, Farnborough. Applicants must have extensive training and appropriate experience.

This is an excellent opportunity for a suitably trained individual to join a department that is undergoing exciting developments.  The successful applicant must have extensive experience in in Oculomotility and Paediatrics, extraocular muscle Botulinum toxin and refraction.  There is no on-call commitment.

Ophthalmology services are centered at King’s College Hospital, Queen Mary’s Hospital and Princess Royal University Hospital.  Services also are provided at University Hospital of Lewisham and Queen Elizabeth Hospital.  The Ophthalmology Service is staffed by 30 Consultant Ophthalmologists (13 based at Kings and 17 working at Queen Mary’s and Princess Royal University Hospitals) covering all sub-specialty interests.  There is support from a range of non-Consultant medical staff and a full complement of orthoptists, optometrists, ophthalmic photographers, technicians, specialist nurses and administrative staff.

The outpatient departments are well equipped and there are dedicated eye theatres at the 3 main sites.

Applicants should be on the General Medical Council’s Specialist Register.

Proposed date for interviews 27th September 2019.

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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 Howard Bunting, Consultant Ophthalmologist on 01689 865685 or Rachael Winter, Service Delivery Manager on 01689 865775.  Mr Bunting can also be contacted via email on You can also contact Manickam Thiagarajan, Clinical Lead and Consultant Ophthalmologist via email on