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DATE ADDED: Thu 20/06/2019

Respiratory Clinical Research Nurse

London, UK
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COMPANY: BARTS HEALTH NHS TRUST

JOB TYPE: Bank

With a turnover of £1.4 billion and a workforce of around 16,000, Barts Health is the largest NHS trust in the country, and one of Britain’s leading healthcare providers. The Trust’s five hospitals – St Bartholomew’s Hospital in the City, including the Barts Heart Centre, The Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel, Newham University Hospital in Plaistow, Whipps Cross University Hospital in Leytonstone and Mile End – deliver high quality compassionate care to the 2.5 million people of East London and beyond.

Recent improvements has led to a stronger focus on providing Safe and Compassionate care to our patients and this has increased opportunities available to learn, develop and expand your career. We believe that providing excellent education, training and development for our staff is essential. We offer a wide range of benefits for example access to childcare vouchers, home-electronic scheme giving you discounted prices for home –electronics, salary sacrifice for cars, season ticket loans and access to staff discount for local restaurants and gyms

So while we are improving, you can too - within a professionally challenging yet exciting environment.

Respiratory Clinical Research Nurse

St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London

Salary: Band 6; 0.7 WTE; Fixed-Term 12 months

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic respiratory nurse interested in outpatient care and conducting clinical research.

St Bartholomew’s Hospital houses the regional specialist respiratory medicine service including NHSE commissioned tertiary referral services for Home Ventilation, Severe Asthma, Allergy and Cystic Fibrosis. Our outpatient department runs more than a dozen separate Respiratory clinics including those dedicated to patients with Severe Asthma, CF, Bronchiectasis, Sleep and Ventilation, Allergy including subcutaneous desensitisation (immunotherapy) clinics, Lung Cancer, Cough, Interstitial Lung disease and COPD. Our service is supported by a well very equipped Respiratory Function Unit that provides a comprehensive range of investigations including histamine challenge, skin prick testing, Cardio-Pulmonary Exercise Testing and fitness to fly tests. The Respiratory Network within the Trust includes Respiratory Medicine Departments at Royal London Hospital, Mile End Hospital, Whipps Cross Hospital, and Newham Hospital. Each of these have teams of dedicated Respiratory Medicine Consultants, nurses and junior doctors with comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services.

Clinical Research is an important component to providing the highest standards of care in the NHS and there is a significant association between clinical centres being research-active and providing the best care to patients. The key to successful clinical research is ethical recruitment of patients and national guidance emphasises that patients should be pre-screened and approached for clinical research by members of the direct clinical care team. This new (re-purposed) job is for a hybrid post combining clinical research activity with outpatient clinical care activity. The post-holder will work with respiratory clinical academics to recruit patients in to clinical trials and conduct observational follow-up study visits as well as assisting with study setup, governance and procedures.

The post is fixed-term 12 months but may be renewed for suitable candidates.

For further details / informal visits contact:

To find out more please contact Dr Paul Pfeffer, Consultant Respiratory Physician and Hon Senior Lecturer: [... Click Apply...] / [... Click Apply...].



We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential.


As an Equal Opportunities Employer we actively support applications from individuals’ who apply under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme and will process your application as appropriate.

We reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once a sufficient number of applications has been received and we regret that we are unable to provide notification if your application is unsuccessful.

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