The post will comprise 4 lists of paediatric-specific endoscopy training each week, 4 outpatient clinics and one day research.
All aspects of endoscopy in children will be covered (tailored to candidate’s needs) including OGD, ileo-colonoscopy, double balloon enteroscopy, wireless capsule endoscopy, PEGs, PEJs, dilation, GI bleeds, variceal management, duodenal web division, FB extraction, polypectomy, EMR, ESSD, OTSC, TNE, Stretta, pseudocyst drainage etc.
A research project will be offered as part of an active endoscopy research program.
As the National Training Centre for paediatric endoscopy we also offer a Symbionix simulator, 3-D scope guides and physical upper and lower scope models. We run one training course a month in upper/lower endoscopy and a train-the-trainers course once a year.
Ten consultants perform endoscopy. Five consultants have attended train-the-trainer courses.
The JD will be tailored to the individual candidate’s requirements with the above in mind.