PM21556 Specialty Doctor in Paediatrics

NHS Grampian

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  • Reference: 204916/SHOW

NHS Grampian invites enthusiastic, qualified applicants for a Speciality Doctor post based within Royal Aberdeen Children’s Hospital.  This post would suit Doctors with Paediatric experience of ST 4 level or above. 
The successful applicant will contribute to the Middle Grade out-of-hours rota, and will be expected to rotate between Paediatric and its Sub-Specialities, depending upon service needs.  Candidates who wish to pursue their career in a particular area of interest will be supported. 

The Royal Aberdeen Children’s Hospital has a total of 93 beds, providing specialist inpatient and outpatient care in Medical Paediatrics and its Sub-Specialities, General Paediatric Surgery, Orthopaedic and Plastic Surgery, ENT, Dermatology, Orthodontics, Ophthalmology, Clinical Genetics and Child and Family Psychiatry.   The Department of Community Child Health and a purpose built Child Protection suite are located within the Royal Aberdeen Children’s Hospital.  RACH has its own Accident and Emergency Department under direct Consultant supervision.  There are approximately 8000 attendances annually of which two thirds are acute admissions.  The Paediatric service is delivered by a total of 22 Medical & Surgical Consultants, 10 Associate Specialists, 2 Specialty Doctors and 15 RCPCH Trainees. 

NHS Grampian provides the perfect solution to all interests and lifestyles, with Aberdeen offering all the attractions of any major city.  Aberdeenshire boasts many picturesque towns and villages within easy commuting distance and provides access to an enormous range of outdoor pursuits, ranging from fishing to skiing.  There are excellent facilities available for high quality education, both state and private.  Excellent transport links ensure that Edinburgh and Glasgow are less than 3 hours by train and the Aberdeen airport has multiple flights daily to London and many other destinations across the UK and Europe.   

Full registration with a licence to practise with the GMC is required. For more information visit

To obtain a copy of the job description for this post, please click on the following link: PM21556 JD&PS.doc

Informal enquiries may be made to:Dr Naveed Ahmad, Consultant Paediatric Oncologist / Service Clinical Director Medical Paediatrics on 01224 551731 or email: 

Closing Date:  Sunday, 25 November 2018

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