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Consultant in Lysomal Storage Disorders


Main area
Lysosomal Storage Disorders
10 PAs per week
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Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
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Royal Free Hospital
£77,913 - £105,042 p.a. + L.W.
21/11/2018 23:59
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Our trust has around 10,000 staff serving 1.6 million patients. It comprises Barnet Hospital, Chase Farm Hospital, the Royal Free Hospital and more than 30 services in the community.  This larger scale organisation provides an unprecedented opportunity for us to continue our pioneering work, particularly in finding ways to deliver even better care to our patients.

 Our mission is to deliver world class care and expertise in our clinical services, underpinned by world class teaching and research and we will continue to measure our progress against our five governing objectives: excellent outcomes, excellent patient and staff experience, excellent value for taxpayers’ money, being safe and meeting our external duties, and building a strong organisation.

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Applications are invited from suitably qualified individuals to join the lysosomal storage disorders team at the Royal Free.  We are looking to appoint a highly motivated, ambitious Consultant to contribute to further expansion and development of the lysosomal storage disorders services at the Royal Free Hospital.

The service seeks to appoint a substantive full time 10PA clinical LSD Consultant and related subspecialty post. The post will provide and develop services for LSD (7PA) and related subspecialty (3PA) at RFH. The post holder will also participate in the currently active translational research activity within the Institute.

The 3 PA in a subspecialty related to LSDs (neurology, metabolic, genetics) will strengthen research in this population of rare metabolic disorders, with 2/3rd of the lysosomal storage disorders presenting with neurodegeneration.
The post holder is expected to participate in revalidation and audit and partake in on-call commitment (advice for lysosomal disorders, non-resident). Supporting activities within the Department including teaching and educational supervision will also be expected of the post holder.
Supervision and mentoring of this post will be provided by the department according to the seniority of appointee.

The Royal Free is a leading national centre for lysosomal storage disorders , pulmonary hypertension, amyloidosis and carcinoid heart disease. Applicants with a commitment to research and service development are particularly encouraged to apply.  The Royal Free is part of UCL medical school and the post-holder will be expected to actively participate in undergraduate teaching, trainee supervision and appraisal.

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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

Dr UmaRamaswami - Consultant in Inherited Metabolic Disorders and Clinical Lead for Lysosomal Storage Disorders unit via email:


Professor  Derralynn Hughes Consultant Haematologist, Clinical Director Haematology, Oncology, Palliative Care, Lysosomal Storage Disorders Unit via email:  

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