Senior Clinical Fellow in Acute Medicine

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£51,017 a year Per Annum
Closing date
7 Jun 2023

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Working within a supportive and educationally-focussed environment, the post-holder will provide registrar-level experience in a teaching hospital with all the main medical sub-specialities.

This role would particularly suit doctors who have completed CMT and also individuals with equivalent experience who are looking to progress to speciality training and also for those looking to go down the non-consultant career grade or SAS route.

Since significant proportion of acute medical take is currently in Emergency department, Medical on call teams are mostly based in ED. Acute Medical team provides in reach into ED as well and performs post-take ward rounds and clinical reviews on Day2 medical patients.

The senior clinical fellow will be an integral part of the acute medical workforce involved in the clinical reviews of Day 2 and Day 3 patients. The post is for 12 months and will provide excellent training in the management of the common and important presentation normally seen in acute medical setting and give insight into the management of acute ill patients. The post would be an excellent preparation for specialist training post.

The post holder will rotate in different clinical areas of Acute Medicine including MAU, ED, SDEC and AAU to give a wide range of clinical experience in Acute Medicine.

This will be a 9am-5pm job with one long day (4 hours) per week. The work pattern is flexible. The successful candidate will undertake the following roles:

Main duties of the job

The hours of work in this role will be 9am-5pm with one long day (4 hours) per week. The work pattern is flexible. The successful candidate will undertake the following roles:
  • Clinical reviews of Day 2/3 Medicine referred patients.
  • Clinical decision making around discharges.
  • Ensuring ward jobs are carried out as planned on the post take ward rounds by consultants.
  • Clinical review of sick patients and stabilise and escalate as appropriate.
  • Provide senior support to junior medical team members
  • Perform basic medical procedures as required.

There will be adequate support from the consultant for advice and guidance.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to participate in continuous improvement projects, education and audit. There are weekly teachings in MAU and active participation of all clinical fellows is encouraged in them.

About us

At Lancashire Teaching Hospitals you will develop your career in a supportive, learning environment, you will be allocated a clinical supervisor and will be provided with access to the national e-portfolio,

You will have the opportunity to work alongside innovative and nationally renowned clinicians who are specialists in their field and you will be an integral part of MDT and the clinical team,

You will have protected time to develop your interests in audit, research and education activities,

You will have a voice and we will offer you lots of opportunities to share your views about your experience of work,

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached Job description, Person specification and Specialty/ Trust Brochure for further details on:
  • What we can offer
  • Job Plan/On-call Requirements
  • The Team

Person Specification



  • Full GMC Registration and Licence to Practice
  • MBChB or equivalent
  • MRCP Part 1


  • Full MRCP
  • Valid ALS

Experience and Skills


  • At least three years working in hospital medicine following primary medical qualification
  • At least 18 months UK experience in Acute Medicine


  • Completion of core medical training or equivalent
  • Experience of required practical procedures

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Preston Hospital

Sharoe Green Lane, Fulwood



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