Consultant in Stroke Medicine

Consultant Stroke Medicine

  • Full time

  • East Surrey Hospital

  • £79,860 to £107,668 per annum

The successful applicant will be a key member of the Medicine division in ensuring comprehensive care for stroke patients. The postholder will be key player in developing the stroke services within the trust and work with key links within the community to provide seamless care for patients presenting with stroke. There will be opportunities to develop these acute services, enhanced stroke pathways, community integration and much more. Relationships will be built with CCGs and community trusts.

The Stroke service at East Surrey Hospital offers hyperacute care 7 days a week through a telemedicine rota with the Surrey Stroke Network and runs 7 day TIA clinics. There is a combined 28 bedded ring-fenced Hyperacute (HASU) and Acute Stroke Unit (ASU) on Chaldon Ward at East Surrey Hospital and provides input into the Rehabilitation Stroke Unit (Piper Ward) at Crawley Hospital. The unit works extremely closely with the Departments of Acute Medicine, Geriatric Medicine and Neurology with Consultants from these areas working alongside the Stroke Consultants.

This post will suit an enthusiastic Consultant who wants to deliver excellent stroke care in a busy district general hospital setting. The post-holder will work with the multi-disciplinary team to create enhanced levels of service for our stroke patients 7 days a week.

For informal enquiries or to arrange a visit to the trust, please contact Dr Ben Mearns, Chief of Medicine or Dr Stuart Jones, Clinical lead or Alan Beckwith, Service Manager on 01737 768 511.

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