East Lancs (Blackburn/Burnley)

East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust (Royal Blackburn, Burnley General)
Specialist training posts: 4
Areas of training: Endocrinology, Diabetes (including multidisciplinary foot clinic, antenatal care), General (Internal) Medicine
Consultants: Dr Shenaz Ramtoola, Dr Yared Demssie, Dr Margaret Christian, Dr Andreas Jostel, Dr Manoj Mishra, Dr Malcolm Littley, Dr Lina Mahawish
Description: Very large and busy DGH, with all inpatient care now centred on Royal Blackburn Hospital. Endocrinology team has care of 2-3 wards, with SpRs expected to contribute regularly to ward rounds. Depending on clinical supervisor, clinics may be spread over several sites; mostly Royal Blackburn and Burnley General, but also community clinics in Pendle and Rossendale. On-call commitment is currently (2015) in blocks, with separate shifts for ward cover and acute admissions.
Rota contact: Donna Drugan

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