Consultant in Medicine of the Elderly

Recruiter
NHS Lothian
Location
Edinburgh Technopole
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
12 Feb 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
NHS Lothian

CONSULTANT IN MEDICINE OF THE ELDERLY

Reference: CG 1322

Applications are welcome for the above Permanent full time 40 hours per week post based in the Western General Hospital Edinburgh.

Our existing specialist interests include acute geriatric medicine orthogeriatric and general rehabilitation Parkinson's disease dementia and stroke medicine. We have excellent links with primary care acute physicians and intensive care teams.

We are also are evolving new services to support frail older adults across the acute hospital pre-operative assessment of frail older people awaiting surgery hospital at home and care home liaison services. We benefit from excellent relationships with colleagues in many specialties within a University of Edinburgh teaching hospital environment.

We are highly regarded for our teaching commitment both to undergraduate and postgraduates and have strong links with the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh.

More detailed departmental and specialty information can be found in the job description available via email address / link below.

For an informal discussion please contact Dr Kathryn Anderson Clinical Director for Medicine of the Elderly onor email

For a job pack detailing the minimum requirements for this post please click on the link below or email . Please quote reference CG 1322

Please note that details of all current medical vacancies for NHS Lothian can be found at

Closing Date: 20th January 2018

Interview Date: 9th February 2018