SHO in Paediatrics: Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location: Royal Hampshire County Hospital, Winchester
Role Description: We are looking for 1 SHO Trust Grade Doctor in General Paediatrics to commence as soon as possible for a period of 12 months based in the acute setting of the Royal Hampshire County Hospital, working with other colleagues to provide a comprehensive service including neonatal services (level 2) with a full shift rota pattern including out of hours cover for general paediatrics and the neonatal service.
What we look for:
What we Offer:
Who we are:
RHCH has 13 acute General Paediatric Consultants with a variety of subspecialty interests between them plus 4 Consultants and 1 Associate Specialist in Community Paediatrics. We are supported by “Registrars” from the Wessex School of Paediatrics (ST3-ST8) plus “SHOs” from the Foundation and GP Schools, plus Advanced Nurse Practitioners. Both the Paediatric and Neonatal areas are staffed by Children’s Nurses as well as other members of the multi-disciplinary clinical and administrative teams.
Inpatient wards: Northbrook ward in Winchester has 18 inpatient beds for children and young people aged 0-18 years. These provide inpatient care for a range of specialties including medical, surgical, ENT and CAMHS admissions.
Paediatric Assessment Unit (“Sophie’s Place”): The assessment unit is adjacent to the main paediatric ward. Local GPs have immediate access to an expert Paediatric opinion on any child requiring urgent assessment. Children referred for a paediatric opinion from the Emergency Department are also seen in Sophie’s.
There is a dedicated paediatric outpatient area adjacent to the paediatric ward with over 8000 attendances each year. There are daily general paediatric clinics and special interest clinics plus visiting specialist clinics in cardiology, neurology, nephrology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, respiratory and surgery.
Level 2 neonatal intensive care is provided as part of the South Central Neonatal Network.
The Department has close links for tertiary services with the University Hospital Southampton and joint clinics with colleagues are held in the following specialties, surgery, cardiology, neurology, endocrinology, nephrology, gastroenterology and rheumatology.
About the trust:
The vision at Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is to provide outstanding care for every patient. We serve a population of nearly 600,000 people across Hampshire and West Berkshire as well as some people who access our specialist services from across the country.
Created in January 2012 the Foundation Trust prioritises the provision of exceptional, compassionate, care delivered by the valued staff working in a culture of collaboration and mutual respect. HHFT employs circa 6,000 people and had a turnover of £382m in 17/18
Four core values (CARE) Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Encourage. These are in place to support of four clear objectives, provide outstanding care of patients, empowering all members of staff, sustainable growth and innovating for the future.
We also have further SHO vacancies within Emergency Department and General Medicine and any interested applicants should visit NHS jobs for further details.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Ollie Bevington Consultant Paediatrician
Dr Deb Pathak Consultant Paediatrician & RCPCH College Tutors RHCH
Winchester, Avington, England, Hampshire, SO21 1DD, United Kingdom