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Norman Capener Spinal Fellowship

Specialty Registrar

Main area
Spinal Surgery
Specialty Registrar
Fixed term
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£48,075+ allowances
23/02/2020 23:59


Norman Capener Spinal Fellowship

The position is available from August 2020 for 12 months.

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 with posterior and importantly anterior and lateral approaches. The Fellow will also gain experience in the use of the operating microscope and various neural decompression techniques including microsurgery of the spine and minimally invasive surgery. The Fellow will gain experience in anterior and posterior reconstruction techniques using a full range of spinal instrumentation methods. 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 Michael Hutton, Mr Shahid Khan, Mr Andrew Clarke, Mr Oliver Stokes, Mr Henry Budd 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.

Salary: £48,075+ allowances

Interested applicants should contact Mr Oliver Stokes 01392 403578 or Mr Henry Budd 01392 403575

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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Emma Dutton 01392408575

If you have problems applying, contact

Personnel Reception
Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Trust
Barrack Road
01392 403936 or 403758

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