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Clinical Research Fellow Wound Healing

NHS Medical & Dental: Senior Clinical Fellow

Main area
Wound Healing
NHS Medical & Dental: Senior Clinical Fellow
12 months (Fixed Term)
Full time - 40 hours per week (+2B Banding)
Job ref
University Hospital of Wales / Llandough
£32,896 - £51,724
Salary period
28/04/2021 23:59



The Cardiff and Vale Wound Healing Service is internationally renowned and provides a comprehensive diagnostic and treatment service to the population of Cardiff and Vale; Aneurin Bevan, Cwm Taf and accepts cross border referrals. Approximately 800 new patients are assessed per annum, with around 3200 follow-up patients being treated per annum.

We provide 2 complex wound clinics at Cardiff & Vale; 2 at Aneurin Bevan.   We have strong links with both primary care and secondary care services and support in-patient consultations and the Tissue Viability Nursing service.  We further provide a joint clinic with orthopaedics, vascular and diabetology, supported by orthotics, podiatry and tissue viability service at Aneurin Bevan.

The Welsh Wound Innovation Centre is recognised as the pathfinder for clinical innovation in Wales. Owing to the profile of this sub-specialty there is an active Educational Programme at both undergraduate and postgraduate level to include an MSc in Wound Healing and Tissue Repair.   Furthermore, there is a high-profile R&D agenda incorporating clinical trials, product evaluations and research for patient benefit and Innovate UK grant opportunities.

The post holder will be professionally accountable to the Consultant for Wound Healing, through the Clinical Director for Surgery and will be managerially accountable to the Clinical Director for General Surgery.

To work as an integral member of the Wound Healing team the postholder will be responsible for the management of patients with complex wounds with a particular focus on infection and antimicrobial stewardship. He/she will work in collaboration with the Multidisciplinary Team, helping to ensure sound clinical and ethical decision making in relation to diagnosis and treatment.  Further, the appointee will support the Wound Healing Team in developing and modernising the Wound Service, to enhance the service provided to those patients with or at risk of chronic wound disease.

We have strong links with both primary care and secondary care services, providing joint clinics with orthopaedics, vascular and diabetology, supported by orthotics, podiatry and tissue viability service. The post holder will be responsible for ensuring excellent communication between the various stakeholders to facilitate the best provision of care to the patients.

This is an exciting time to join the wound healing team as, following from the pandemic, we are entering a new phase of clinical service delivery to include virtual consultations and patient engagement approaches.



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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Welsh language skills are not necessary

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Further details / informal visits contact

Professor Keith Harding
Job title
Consultant Wound Healing
Email address
Additional information

Nicky Ivins, Clinical Director: for further information.