Diabetes and Endocrinology Consultant

  • Permanent – full-time
  • Carlisle

Website NCICNHS North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust

Job summary

The Diabetes and Endocrinology Department falls under the remit of the Community Collaborative within North Cumbria Integrated Care foundation Trust ( NCIC)

You will support the provision of both inpatient and outpatient diabetes and endocrinology care and the development and implementation of the integrated diabetes pathway with our Community partners and the ICB.

You will be one of 3 consultants within the team also comprising of Diabetes Specialist Nurses and Diabetes Dieticians. The post holder would support the inpatient and outpatient service and link with a community nursing service with an expanding pump therapy service. There is collaborative working with obstetrics and Paediatrics by the way of joint diabetes antenatal and a transitional young adult clinics to aid smooth transition to adult care.

There is also a highly developed multidisciplinary foot care team that supervise the care of patients with diabetic foot complications. The successful applicant will be joining a highly motivated integrated group of diabetes care providers and will be expected to be an active contributor to the team.

Main duties of the job

We are looking to appoint a dynamic and forward-thinking Consultant within the Trust covering North Cumbria. The Directorate would equally welcome applications from existing and newly trained Consultants

This is an opportunity to join an organisation in which Clinicians are at the forefront of management.

The programme of training for each individual doctor will be flexible depending on his/her particular needs and stage of training.

Our Diabetes and Endocrine consultants are responsible for providing specialist care to patients in inpatient settings, Specialty outpatient clinics in both the acute and community settings, advice and guidance and education to primary care and community services.

The ideal candidate will be innovative, forward thinking and supportive to developing an all-encompassing integrated service to support the residents of Cumbria across primary and secondary care. I

There is plenty of opportunities to specialise within the Diabetes and Endocrine service with the following specialist services provided

  • Young people’s clinics
  • Transition joint clinics with paediatricians
  • Dedicated Diabetes Foot Services, with podiatric and vascular nurse input.
  • Joint Ante-natal clinics
  • Provision of DAFNE and DESMOND
  • Provision of insulin pump services with dedicated pump clinics
  • Endocrine clinics
  • Complex diabetes clinics both in hospital & community

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