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Community Medical Examiner | Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

Job Title: Community Medical Examiner | Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Nottingham
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Salary: Not Specified
Reference: 2902615/164-2902615
Job Published: February 26, 2021 11:53

Job Description

Job Description

In 2007, in response to the recommendations of the Shipman Inquiry, the Department of Health (DH) called for reform of the current death certification process. Based upon the Inquiry's findings, the DH proposed that a new role of Medical Examiner be established within healthcare environments.

Application Description

If you would like more information on joining this vital service please contact Dr Rob Morris, at Rob.Morris@nuh.nhs.uk

Employer Description

NUH is one of the largest hospital organisations in the UK. The Trust is based in Nottingham and provides care to over 2.5million residents in the surrounding communities and a larger population through our tertiary services. Operating over three sites, we have an annual income of over £900 million, 1,700 beds and we are one of the largest employers in the region., The Nottingham Medical Examiners Service was established in April 2019 and currently provides for the scrutiny of all deaths occurring within acute care at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust. The Service is now expanding to incorporate deaths occurring in the City of Nottingham and South Nottinghamshire outside of acute care.

We are now looking for registered medical practitioners to join the service. You will ensure compliance with the legal and procedural requirements associated with the current processes of scrutiny, certification, Coronial notification and the care of bereaved families within South Nottinghamshire.

You will support medical colleagues with advice and preparation of papers and ensure that records are kept within protocol. You will be empathetic and communicate well with bereaved families, respecting different faith, cultural, ethnic and diversity considerations at all times. You will be familiar with the role and function of the Coroner and able to present complex medical information in such a way as to assist the Coroner decide whether to investigate a death about which they have been notified.

The service runs an on call service and weekend service and commitment will be discussed individually on appointment. Remuneration will be at Consultant / GP equivalent salary depending on previous experience.,

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