Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital 

Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital, Colney Ln, Norwich NR4 7UY


College Tutors: Dr Florence Walston & Dr Bina Mukhtyar

Travel Information: Norwich is only 110 miles north of London and is easily accessible by road from major ports and airports. The Hospital is located about four miles from Norwich city center, close to the University of East Anglia and is easily accessible via public transport with regular buses running from the city center and Norwich train station. There is also car parking available on site. 

Post Title:
Tier 1 (ST1-ST3) in General Paediatrics.
Tier 2 (ST4-ST8) in Paediatrics with specialty interest.
Tier 2 (ST4-ST8) in Community Paediatrics.

Departmental Data Statistics:
In 2011-12, there were 4635 emergency and 1334 elective Paediatric Medical admissions to the inpatient wards. 2008 new outpatients were seen and there were 2487 return outpatient attendances.
Of the children seen in the Children’s Assessment Unit >60% were discharged after assessment and treatment. The department has seen a substantial and steady increase in workload over the last five years.
Buxton ward has 33 inpatient beds, of which 4 beds are Paediatric HDU, 8 cubicles.
CAU has 8 beds, one treatment room and one clinic room.
The Neonatal unit has 42 cots divided into ITU (9), HDU (6), SCBU (22), Transitional care (5).
In addition to this, Children are admitted to the Children’s day ward for planned day admissions for various tests. There is also a Day Procedure Unit where minor procedures like endoscopies and Joint injections under anaesthesia take place. 
There were 1132 admissions in 2013.

Departmental Strengths & reasons to join the NNUH Team:
- Very supportive Consultant and Nursing colleagues.
- Excellent learning opportunities within Multidisciplinary teams such as the Diabetes Team and Cerebral Palsy clinics.
- Level 3 Rheumatology outpatient experience.
- Level 2 POSCU - Excellent training opportunities in Oncology.
- SPIN rotation in Neurology: Excellent training and exposure to specialist Epilepsy clinics, EEG meetings, Movement assessment clinics, and specialist Neuromuscular and Neurofibromatosis clinics.
- SPIN rotation in Respiratory:  Specialist CF clinics, Asthma clinics, Sleep studies exposure.
- SPIN rotation in Endocrine and Gastroenterology.
- Neurodisability GRID training center.
- Other tertiary level specialist outreach clinic exposure.
- Affiliated with UEA medical school and Nursing school: Excellent opportunities to teach undergraduates in ward based and seminar teachings.
- Regular SIM training: Opportunities to develop and participate in SIM scenarios
- Encouragement to participate in audits, guideline development, governance and research projects. Trainees get opportunities to present their work in national and international conferences. 

Things to do in Norwich:
Norwich is a wonderful fusion of the modern and historic, one complementing the other. As well as being the most complete medieval city in the UK, it has a flourishing arts, music and cultural scene, superb independent as well as High Street shopping, lively restaurants, bars and nightlife and a heritage that is a delight to explore.
The city has the largest undercover market in Europe, many museums and theatres, ancient pubs, cobbled streets such as Elm Hill, Timber Hill and Tomb land (not what you think – the name derives from the Saxon word for an open space), ancient buildings such as St Andrew's Hall, half-timbered houses such as Dragon Hall, The Guildhall and Strangers' Hall, the Art Nouveau delight of the 1899 Royal Arcade, a jumble of medieval lanes and a delightful riverside along the winding Wensum. Norwich is also rated in the top 10 UK shopping destinations!
Visit Norwich:

Please download the NNUH Information sheet below for a helpful breakdown on Rota & Responsibilities, Travel, Training & Teaching Opportunities and Departmental Information and statistics.