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Medical Day Unit
Band 6
37.5 hours per week
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Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
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Homerton University Hospital, Homerton Row, London, E9 6SR
£31,878 - £42,046 p.a. inc.
23/07/2017 23:59
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Senior Staff Nurse

Band 6

Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a high performing and flourishing organisation serving the population of Hackney, East London. The main community served by the Trust is highly diverse with a complex mix of clinical and cultural needs.

The Trust provides comprehensive hospital and community health services for its local population and a range of specialist services for a wider group of patients. These specialist services include obstetrics, neonatology, foetal medicine, fertility, neuro-rehabilitation, bariatric surgery, and asthma and allergy services.


Homerton has a proud tradition of supporting and developing its staff, including its well regarded and valued nursing community, and all staff are able to take advantage of a great range of benefits.


Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is proud to be included on the HSJ and Nursing Times Best Places to Work list 2015, and has recently achieved 'Excellence' status in the Healthy Workplace Charter, as awarded by the Greater London Authority.


The Medical Day Unit (MDU) is a self-contained unit that has been tailored to accommodate patients that require medical treatment/investigations on a day stay basis and who will then be discharged home or admitted to a ward.

Services available
• sickle cell drop-in centre
• blood transfusions
• platelet transfusions
• venesection
• hydroxycarbamide monitoring
• immunoglobulin infusions
• bone marrow aspiration/biopsy
• liver biopsy
• CT guided biopsy
• elective DC cardioversions
• beta blocker trials
• sacral epidural injections
• prostacyclin infusions
• pamidronate infusions
• cyclophosphamide infusions
• dynamic endocrine tests
• blood pressure monitoring
• initial prophylactic treatment for Deep Vein Thrombosis and pulmonary embolism
• partial exchange blood transfusion
• methotrexate injection
• joint injection
• food and drug allergy challenge

We are looking for an enthusiastic band 5 Nurse with substantive experience to join our team in providing a high standard of care within an ever-changing and expanding environment.

Interviews are due to commence 1st August 2017.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Kelly Ladlow (Senior Sister) or John Heretier Tampu-Maye (Staff Nurse) on 0208 510 5031

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