Applicants are invited to apply for the post of Consultant in Orthodontics working 10 sessions per week. This is a shared post based at the Glasgow Dental Hospital but its primary role is provision of Consultant led Hospital based Orthodontic services to Dumfries and Galloway.
The Consultant will provide a diagnostic and advisory service to patients referred to the Department of Orthodontics in the Glasgow Dental Hospital and to the Area Orthodontic Department based at DGRI. This post will be mainly focused on the interdisciplinary management of Dentofacial/Craniofacial as well as Hypodontia patients. Currently this post includes attendance at a multidisciplinary Orthognathic/ Craniofacial clinic each week on a Monday afternoon.
The postholder will share with Consultant colleagues’ responsibility for the correct functioning of the Department. The Consultant will contribute to the professional supervision and management of the Training Grade staff.
An MCN in Orthodontics has been established in Dumfries and Galloway which includes the Associate Specialist in Orthodontics working from DGRI and GCH in the West, 2 Specialist Practices located in Dumfries and a Specialist Practice located in Ayr. It is anticipated that the Consultant would take on-board the role of Clinical Lead of the MCN.
It is an exciting time in Dumfries and Galloway as the new District General Hospital opened in December 2017. The hospital is based on the western outskirts of the town. The new hospital will ensure NHS Dumfries and Galloway staff are able to continue to provide high quality clinical care to the population of Dumfries and Galloway in a modern environment.
The region offers beautiful countryside, from rugged cliffs and sandy beaches to forests, hills and rolling plains. There is a wide range of activities on offer, with watersports, fishing, birdwatching, golf, mountain-biking or cycling along the network of rural roads and much more. House prices are low, schools are good and you are within 2 hours of Edinburgh, Glasgow, Lake District and Newcastle.
Prospective candidates will require to be on the GMC Specialist Register.
Details of arrangements for applicants to visit the Orthodontic Department, GDH -
Mr Philip Benington, Lead Clinician in Orthodontics, Tel/9683/9873
Dr Lee Savarrio, Clinical Director, Consultant in Restorative Dentistry, Tel
Details of arrangements for applicants to visit the Orthodontic Department, DGRI
Mr Callum Ambridge, Assistant General Manager, Tel, Email:
Arrangements to visit the department can be made through Medical Staffing on, Extension 32782 or
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