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British Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital

We are delighted to invite applications for a consultant in paediatric gastroenterology to join our fantastic and dynamic team of consultant gastroenterologists. We provide paediatric gastroenterology service across the Northwest of England and welcome applications from highly motivated candidates with or without a special interest.

There are currently 4 Consultants and with the new posts there will be 6 Consultants. There are 5 IBD and Nutrition Specialist Nurses based at RMCH, alongside a Gastro Specialist Nurse for pH and impedance test and Oesophageal /Ano-rectal Manometry. The team undertake a weekly Intestinal Failure and PN MDT, Weekly IBD MDT Meetings, 2 Grand Round MDT meetings per week and a weekly Histology with one of the meeting dedicated to IBD/Radiology/Histopathology MDT meeting. There are 6.5 Consultant Gastroenterology outpatient clinics per week with the IBD and Nutrition Specialist nurses undertaking weekly outpatient clinics as well.

One post will be Consultant will substantive and the second will be locum post for 12 months with a view of this becoming substantive after. Posts holders are welcome to develop their special interests; however both post holders will do some general gastroenterology as well.

The Gastroenterology Department works closely with all tertiary specialities based at RMCH and provides support to District General Hospitals across the Greater Manchester conurbation and beyond. Joint outpatient clinics are held with the Endocrinology, Surgery, Immunology/Early onset IBD, and Pancreatic with adult gastroenterologist and Allergy teams with a Transition clinic occurring every 3 months. There is also joint clinic for post small bowel and liver transplant patients with Birmingham.

Each Gastroenterology Consultant has one elective Endoscopy list per week in the theatre suites. Emergency theatre sessions for urgent cases are also available. Emergency and out of hours cover is provided by a Consultant on call rota (non- resident) which is high intensity. The on call consultant undertakes ward rounds on Saturdays and Sundays.

Further information can be obtained from

Dr. Andrew Fagbemi, Clinical Lead on 0161 701 2371 andrew.fagbemi@mft.nhs.uk.

Dr Loveday Jago.                      0161 7015566    LovedayJane.Jago@mft.nhs.uk

Dr Mars Skae, CSU Clinical Director on 0161 701 0650 mars.skae@mft.nhs.uk

Application through www.careers.cmft.nhs.uk 

CLOSING DATE OF 28th May 2021.

Interview Date: June/July 2021.

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