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Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Consultant Specialist in Allergy (Part-Time) – Department of Respiratory Medicine/Allergy (Approved by the AAC, RCP UK)
Substantive post – 6 PA 

The Homerton is an innovative Foundation Trust providing a wide range of services to the local community and specialist services on a regional level. Located in East End of London we are close to the heart of the capital and our local population is relatively young and culturally diverse. Homerton University Hospital was the designated Hospital for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games Park. The Hospital has easy access to the M11 and Stratford International railway station.

The Trust wishes to appoint a Consultant to its experienced Allergy team which currently comprises Prof. Raj K Rajakulasingam, lead in adult allergy services, Dr S Barnett, part-time consultant in allergy, Dr F Dumitru, part-time consultant in allergy, Debbie Roots, Lead nurse in respiratory/allergy, Mohninder Ryatt, Lead nurse in allergy, Claire Roaf, specialist nurse in allergy, Shauna McKibben and Caroline Gilbert part-time CNS in allergy and Rama Gorrela, respiratory/allergy laboratory. There is also a paediatric allergy department which compliments the adult service. This is a replacement post due to a vacancy arising from 1st April 2018. The post-holder will jointly lead on the management, patient compliance and quality of patient care at the Homerton University Hospital for patients with allergic diseases and ensure the service is compliant with specialist service commissioning and NHSE standards. As a senior employee of the Trust you will be expected to provide specialist expertise in allergic disease and help to improve quality of service provided through;

Better meeting the growing demands and remaining a low wait service in line with 
the Trust’s initiatives,
Continue to develop the service, including strengthening connections with out 
of area GP’s 
Provide greater consultant support to the Specialist Nursing Team.

The service caters for general allergy related problems and also specialises in a number of sub-specialties. The main activities are as follow;  

Allergy new patient clinics 
Allergen immunotherapy clinics facility; currently provides second highest number 
of immunotherapy in England.
Food and drug challenge clinics 
Severe asthma anti IgE clinic 
Full range of allergy and lung function tests 
A fully comprehensive immunology lab (external) 

The service aims to provide reliable and high quality care, investigation and treatment based on peer reviewed scientific evidence. The specialist Consultant led team has a wealth of experience in these specialist fields.

This is therefore an exciting opportunity for an ambitious and motivated clinician to join an established and supportive team and to occupy a challenging and rewarding Consultant post.  

Informal enquiries are welcome, please contact; Prof. Raj K Rajakulasingam, Dr Sheena Barnett – Consultant Specialists, on 020 8510 7769
Mr. Osian Powell/Joyce Hartzenberg – Divisional Operations, on 020 8510 7206




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