Consultant in Palliative Medicine 7PAs per week, no on call duties
Due to reorganization and ongoing development of specialist palliative care services in Lanarkshire an opportunity has arisen for a new less than full time consultant post, joining a strong team of 5 consultant colleagues providing a cohesive specialist service across all sectors. In-patient services are based at both St Andrews Hospice, Airdrie and Kilbryde Hospice, East Kilbride. The consultants are well supported by a team of enthusiastic specialty doctors in addition to core medical and GP trainees on rotation, and work closely with clinical nurse specialist colleagues in the community and at all three university hospitals. The service has commitment to and enthusiasm for teaching and training at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The post would suit a candidate with an active interest in quality improvement who would contribute to the established governance structure. The job plan is currently flexible and informal discussion is encouraged.