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Urgent and Emergency Care Clinical Advisor

NHS Medical & Dental: Senior Clinical Fellow

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NHS Medical & Dental: Senior Clinical Fellow
Fixed Term Contract until 31st March 2019
2 sessions per week
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East of England
East of England
Medical Ad Hoc
20/02/2019 23:59

NHS England leads the NHS in England, setting the priorities and direction of the NHS and informing the national debate to improve health and care. We strongly believe in health and high quality care for all, now and for future generations and want everyone to have greater control of their health and wellbeing, and to be supported to live longer, healthier lives by high quality health and care services that are compassionate, inclusive and constantly-improving.

NHS England shares out more than £100 billion in funds and holds organisations to account for their spending. Our work involves the commissioning of health care services in England, and we support local health services that are led by Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs). We have devised and are delivering a strategic vision for the NHS, along with our partners in health, called the Five Year Forward View.

If the advertised role is based in London on an Agenda for Change Pay Band, it will attract a High Cost Area supplement. This supplement is not applicable to Executive or Senior Manager or Medical Leader positions. For positions offered on a part time basis, salary and any allowances will be adjusted pro rata.

We will not accept applications for this position by CV or via recruitment agencies.

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The Urgent and Emergency Care Clinical Advisor will provide clinical leadership and strategic oversight of the UEC Service in terms of its clinical safety, governance and effectiveness within the East of England Region. Providing assurance on the continual development of robust, safe, and enduring clinical governance processes across each NHS service delivery area.

The role will be hosted by the NHS England East of England Region and report to the NHS England National Medical Advisor, working alongside the IUC Commissioning Team and the UEC PMO.

The Regional Clinical Lead will Chair the Regional Quality Assurance Committee with representation from each CCG’s Urgent Care Clinical Lead within the area and the IUC CAS Clinical Lead with support from Managerial Lead and the Commissioning Team.  To ensure robust feedback and reporting processes are in place and that, feedback systems are operating as intended and that any clinical issues are reviewed and addressed as is required.

At a national level the Clinical Lead will offer clinical expertise in relation to UEC and represent the East of England Region at regional and national forums as needed.  Engaging at a national Level with other Clinical leads and NHS England leads as required; providing regular progress reports to the UEC National Medical Advisor and other stakeholders. 

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Dr Gareth Stuttard, National Medical Advisor Integrated Urgent Care,