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Spinal Fellow

Specialty Registrar

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Spinal Fellow
Grade
Specialty Registrar
Contract
Fixed term
Job ref
185-A-18-62347
Town
Exeter, EX2 5DW
Salary
£47,132 + Allowances
Closing
11/11/2018 23:59

ROYAL DEVON AND EXETER NHS FOUNDATION TRUST

Spinal Fellowship The position is available from February 2019.

Closing date 11th November 2018 The Exeter Spinal Unit covers a wide catchment area and provides routine and the more complex spinal reconstruction surgery throughout Devon and Cornwall.

A full range of spinal disorder ranging from degenerative pathologies through to tumor resection and reconstruction surgery in all regions of the spine,(cervical, thoracic, thoracolumbar and lumbar) are treated.

The Spinal Fellow will be instructed on the basic principles of evaluation and treatment of the spinal patients. He/she will gain experience in the exposure of the entire spine in post posterior and more importantly the anterior aspect of the entire spine. The Fellow will also gain experience in the use of the operating microscope and various neural decompression techniques including microsurgery of the spine.

The Fellow will also gain experience in anterior and posterior reconstruction techniques and a full range of spinal instrumentation methods will be instructed. Spinal deformity correction surgery is also regularly carried out in Exeter, which is the main spinal deformity center for both Devon and Cornwall.

The Fellow will form part of the PEOC’s Spinal team and will be supervised by Mr Andrew Clarke, Mr Michael Hutton, MrShahid Khan, Mr Oliver Stokes and Mr Mike Anderton, Consultant Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeons.

The Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust is a first-wave Foundation Trust that serves a population of more than 360,000 people from NHS Devon, with some specialist services serving in excess of 450,000.

The Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry affords exciting opportunities to participate in both undergraduate teaching and research. The historic cathedral city of Exeter is situated in the middle of the South West Region with easy access to the countryside and coast of Devon and Cornwall.

It is well served by rail, road and air links. The position is available from February 2019 and is available for12 months Salary: £47,132+ allowances Interested applicants should contact Mr Oliver Stokes (01392) 403590

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

Emma Dutton emma.dutton@nhs.net

If you have problems applying, contact

Personnel - Medical Staffing
Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Trust
Wonford
Barrack Road
Exeter
EX2 5DW
Telephone
01392 403902

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To ensure our ethnic minority staff have an equal opportunity to succeed, we are offering career development support to any ethnic minority staff.

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