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Mid-Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

·        Types of job

General paediatrics, level 2 neonates and Community paediatrics.

Consultants have special interests in diabetes, CF, Cardiology, epilepsy, allergy

·        Size of department

One paediatric ward, children’s admission unit, postnatal ward and neonatal unit.

·        Rota intensity/frequency of shifts

Average. One registrar (tier 2 trainee) and one SHO (tier 1 trainee) overnight. There is a twilight (12-21.30) shift as well as nights and weekends.

·        How busy is job – average

Usually have foundation doctor or physicians associate and an Advanced Paediatric Nurse Practitioner as well as an SHO and a registrar during the day. One registrar and one SHO overnight.

·        Positive points

APresence of APNPs, ANNPs and PAs which helps with taking annual leave/study leave and general staffing with a good skill mix.

Interesting patient group covers wide area so get to see lots of variety.

Opportunities to attend satellite clinics and other specialist clinics

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Average driving commute from Liverpool centre rush hour v out of hours

From around 1h10min to 1hr 40min

·        Public transport

Crewe station is a 20 minute (3.5miles) cycle from the hospital (or around 30 minutes on number 6 bus). Crewe is 35-45 minutes train from Liverpool Lime street.

·        Cycle facilities

These are available.

Hospital accommodation

This is available

·        Rota coordinator contact details

Dr Sarah Pyper/ Emma Murtagh 

paeds.rota@mcht.nhs.uk

·        Any special interests particularly catered to?

There are satellite clinics for genetics, cardiology, surgery, urology, orthopaedics, gastroenterology, neurology