We are compiling a list of clinical fellowships that accept applications each year.  We will make details available here as we receive them.  If you have a clinical fellowship that you would like to advertise, please email Philippa Rodie at info@bpna.org.uk

Sheffield Children's Hospital

Paediatric Neurology Clinical Fellow

This post is ideal for trainees who wish to take time out of training to develop their skills and gain experience in paediatric neurology.  The post is based at Ryegate Children's Centre and Sheffield Children's Hospital.  

 

WTE: Clinical Fellow Post Mc Ardle disease and related disorders (highly specialised service)

Experience ST5 or above in Neurology or Inherited Metabolic disease

Closing date Friday 1st February 2019

We are pleased to invite applicants for this rare opportunity to apply for a clinical research fellow post in McArdle disease and related disorders. The successful applicant will support the National Highly Specialized Service for McArdle disease and related disorders. The service looks after more than 200 patients from around the UK with rare metabolic muscle conditions. The successful applicant will join a highly specialized multi-disciplinary team including: consultant in neuromuscular disease, clinical nurse specialist, physiotherapist, dietitian, clinical psychologist and exercise physiologist. Patients are assessed with functional exercise tests including cycle ergometry to assess performance and full training in these techniques will be given.

The clinical research will involve prospective natural history audit and deep phenotyping of patients with rare muscle glycogen storage disorders, searching for new genetic causes of acute rhabdomyolysis using NGS panels, whole exome and genome sequencing and co-ordination of clinical trials.

The post would suit a candidate wishing to specialise in neuromuscular or inherited metabolic diseases. The post is for one year in the first instance, but may be renewable to allow completion of a research degree.

To apply please send a CV and letter to the service lead Dr Ros Quinlivan at:

r.quinlivan@ucl.ac.uk 

 

 

  

Clinical Research Fellowships in Neuromuscular Diseases

Newcastle University John Walton Muscular Dystrophy Research Centre

 The John Walton Muscular Dystrophy Research Centre are seeking 2 Clinical Research Fellows.  This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the world leading centres for neuromuscular research. 

All posts benefit from strong international collaborations and provide opportunities to contribute to scientific conferences, publications and audit projects.

 Responsibilities include:   

  •  patient recruitment        
  • clinical assessments         
  • participation neuromuscular clinics

 The following opportunities are available:

Vision DMD Clinical Research Fellow

Full time to 31st December 2019
Closing date 15th February 2019

Click here for more information and to apply online

 

Unite DMD Clinical Research Fellow

Part time (50%) for up to 4 years
Closing date 15th February 2019

Click here for more information and to apply online


Key Requirements

The candidate must have a degree in medicine or equivalent and must has a full GMC licence to practise.
The candidate should have experience of and commitment to multidisciplinary working. Candidate is expected to have proven ability to organise and prioritise workload, work and communicate effectively within a team environment and on own initiative.
For an informal enquiries please contact becky.crow@ncl.ac.uk   

 

 

GUY’S AND ST. THOMAS’ HOSPITAL NHS FOUNDATION TRUST

EVELINA LONDON CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL

Clinical Fellow in Paediatric Neurology

£30,605 - £48,123 p.a excl. LZ

Full Time Fixed Term

An opportunity has arisen for a Clinical Fellow in Paediatric Neurology at Evelina London Children's Hospital. This post will specifically support the Complex Motor Disorders Service

The purpose of Complex Motor Disorders Service (CMDS) is to contribute to the diagnosis and detailed evaluation and support of children who might benefit from neurosurgical interventions such as continuous intrathecal baclofen (ITB) pump implantation and deep brain stimulation (DBS) neuromodulation.

The work of the CMDS requires close working with the Functional Neurosurgeons and Paediatric Neurosurgeons within Neurosurgical Services and also with the department of Clinical Neurophysiology at King’s College Hospital.

The trainee will be exposed to a wide variety of neurological conditions both acute and chronic in both the outpatient and inpatient settings. The post will offer opportunities to develop skills in multidisciplinary management of childhood neurology and in the use and interpretation of neuro-imaging methods, and neurophysiological tests. A large number of multidisciplinary clinics also take place, which provide further components towards neuro-disability and general neurology exposure.

Please contact Dr Jean-Pierre Lin for further details on Jean-Pierre.Lin@gstt.nhs.uk.

This post is due to start in July 2019 till September 2020.

As an organisation we are committed to developing our services in ways that best suit the needs of our patients. This means that some staff groups will increasingly be asked to work a more flexible shift pattern so that we can offer services in the evenings or at weekends.

Creating a world-leading Academic Health Sciences Centre.

All our vacancies can be viewed on our website. Please apply online, quoting reference number MED1377

Our excellent benefits include final salary pension scheme. Please visit our website to find out more.

Equality of opportunity is our Policy. The Trust provides health services to a diverse community.

 

 

 

GUY’S AND ST. THOMAS’ HOSPITAL NHS FOUNDATION TRUST

EVELINA LONDON CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL

CLINICAL FELLOW IN PAEDIATRIC EPILEPSY

£30,605 - £48,123 p.a excl. LZ

Full Time Fixed Term 1 Year

Clinical fellow in Paediatric Epilepsy post attracts a range of trainees from different parts of the world to one of the best Epilepsy Centres.

The Neurosciences service based at the Evelina is the Regional centre for Paediatric Neurology for South Thames. There are over 800 acute inpatient admissions per year and over 150 day cases. Approximately 2000 new cases are seen in outpatients (including regional clinics) and 4000 follow-ups.

The trainee will be exposed to a wide variety of epilepsy syndromes and related conditions, in both the outpatient and inpatient settings. The post will offer opportunities to develop skills in multidisciplinary management of childhood epilepsy and in the use and interpretation of neuro-imaging methods, epilepsy genetics and neurophysiological tests. There will be exposure to epilepsy surgery, dietary therapies for epilepsy as well as the medical management of drug resistant seizure disorders. Joint clinics are held monthly with the metabolic service. There is an extensive Regional epilepsy service and you would be invited to join SETPEG (South East Thames Paediatric Epilepsy Group) which runs teaching meetings for colleagues within the region and develops guidelines and supports audit and research within the network.

A large number of multidisciplinary clinics also take place within the department, which provide further components towards neuro-disability and general neurology exposure. They include complex epilepsy, neuromuscular and peripheral neuropathy,  neonatal  neurology, fetal neurology, neuropathic bladder, movement therapy, neuro-ophthalmology, joint genetics clinic, spina bifida , neurofibromatosis, neurological dysphagia, neuro-haematology (held with KCH for sickle cell cerebral vasculopathy) and a scoliosis clinic.

This post is due to start in September 2019

As an organisation we are committed to developing our services in ways that best suit the needs of our patients. This means that some staff groups will increasingly be asked to work a more flexible shift pattern so that we can offer services in the evenings or at weekends. Creating a world-leading Academic Health Sciences Centre.

All our vacancies can be viewed on our website. Please apply online, quoting reference number MED1376

Our excellent benefits include final salary pension scheme. Please visit our website to find out more. Equality of opportunity is our Policy. The Trust provides health services to a diverse community.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Ruth Williams for further details on Ruth.Williams@gstt.nhs.uk. Or Dr Elaine Hughes on elaine.hughes5@nhs.net

 

 

 

 

GUY’S AND ST. THOMAS’ HOSPITAL NHS FOUNDATION TRUST

EVELINA LONDON CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL

Senior Clinical Fellow in Paediatric Neurology

 
Full Time Fixed Term for 12 months starting in July 2019 to July 2020 (Possibility of extension till September 2020).

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Clinical Fellow in Paediatric Neurology at Evelina Children's Hospital. 

The service based at the Evelina is the regional centre for Paediatric Neurology for South Thames. There are over 800 acute inpatient admissions per year and over 150 day cases. Approximately 2000 new cases are seen in outpatients (including regional clinics) and 4000 follow-ups. 

The trainee will be exposed to a wide variety of neurological conditions both acute and chronic in both the outpatient and inpatient settings. The post will offer opportunities to develop skills in multidisciplinary management of childhood neurology and in the use and interpretation of neuro-imaging methods, and neurophysiological tests. A large number of multidisciplinary clinics also take place, which provide further components towards neuro-disability and general neurology exposure. They include complex epilepsy, neuromuscular and peripheral neuropathy, and neonatal neurology.

Ideally the post holder will start in July 2019 for 12 months, with a possibility of extension till September 2020.

 

Please contact Dr Rahul Singh for further details on Rahul.singh@gstt.nhs.uk

closing date:  03/03/2019. 

As an organisation we are committed to developing our services in ways that best suit the needs of our patients. This means that some staff groups will increasingly be asked to work a more flexible shift pattern so that we can offer services in the evenings or at weekends.

Creating a world-leading Academic Health Sciences Centre.

All our vacancies can be viewed on our website.

Our excellent benefits include final salary pension scheme. Please visit our website to find out more.

Equality of opportunity is our Policy. The Trust provides health services to a diverse community.