Consultant Physician in Diabetes

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Northampton General Hospital has a well-established diabetes and endocrinology service, operating from a dedicated Diabetes Centre. This is an additional post to augment a young and dynamic diabetes and endocrinology team. The post will include an GIM on call commitment (likely to be based as “hot week in EAU”, subject to redesign), joining the existing 24 physicians on the on call rota. The post has 10PAs (up to 12 PAs subject to negotiation).The successful applicant will join a well established diabetes team comprising 7 consultants, 5 inpatient diabetes specialist nurses and a clinic nurse.

There is a specialist diabetes podiatry team (led by a consultant podiatrists) and the team runs weekly Foot clinics with podiatry as well as monthly MDT foot clinics with vascular surgeons and orthopaedic surgeons with a specialist interest in diabetic foot disease. The hospital based diabetes team has close links with the community multidisciplinary diabetes team and the responsibility for leading this service will lie jointly between the diabetologists at Kettering and Northampton.Specialist clinics are held for new patient and follow up diabetes, insulin pump, renal, foot and young adult in addition to transition clinics.

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