Clinical fellowship in Ambulatory and Regional Anaesthesia at Charing Cross Hospital, ICH NHS Trust Recruiting for August 2018/ February 2019


Fellowship in Regional Anaesthesia
Supervisor: Dr Boyne Bellew
6-12 month posts
1 post – starting August 2018 or February 2019

Applications are invited to senior trainees ST5 and above as well as candidates who are post-CCT looking to round off their experience prior to securing a consultant post. This post could be considered OOPE/T or stand-alone 12 months or combined with 6 months general anaesthesia.

Clinical experience
ICHCT is shifting focus and practice to ambulatory surgery.  It is a unique setup, where surgical procedures are done on a day surgery basis. The surgical services provide comprehensive care specializing in ambulatory surgery in the areas of:
• General surgery
• Oncology (specialising in cancers including breast, head and neck and thyroid cancer)
• Plastic surgery
• Urology surgery
• ENT surgery
• Orthopaedic surgery
Fellows will learn the clinical skills, principles, practices, and patient care in ambulatory & regional anaesthesia. Fellows will also be exposed to the organizational aspects of running an ambulatory and trauma service, pre-anaesthesia clinics, postoperative follow up of day surgical patients.

On completion, this fellowship will leave the post-holder confident and experienced in all aspects of the anaesthetic and peri-operative management of regional anaesthesia.

The post holder will take part in the senior registrar on call rota alongside the other clinical fellows and ST6/7’s. Currently this rota is 1:8.

One academic day a week will be allocated to research/audit/meetings. Fellows will have the opportunity to participate in various projects under the supervision of fellowship-trained regional anaesthetist, Dr Boyne Bellew. Under supervision, fellows are expected to initiate at least one research/ quality improvement/ audit project(s) and participate in departmental academic activities.  Fellows are encouraged to attend and present their work at national or international meetings during the year.

Education and Teaching
• Core curriculum lectures will be delivered by experienced staff aimed at learning critical aspects of regional anaesthesia.
• Regular Fellow rounds are held throughout the year which will include journal discussions, case discussions, and research or didactic presentations. Fellows will present in these rounds to gain experience in presentation and teaching.
• Teaching is a core component of the fellowship, and fellows will be able to instruct and supervise junior trainees in the operating room.
• The department has weekly teaching which the fellows can benefit from learning the topical issues and relevant literature.

To apply, or see full details of the post and person specifications for essential and desirable qualities, please see: or

If you have any further questions, please contact Dr Colleen Woo by email at


Need more information? Please contact Simona Eisvydyte

News | Posted 11th May 2018
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