Locum Consultant in Stroke Medicine

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Job overview

Consultant Stroke Medicine

This is an excellent opportunity to join our dynamic stroke team at the Great Western Hospital in Swindon. This post will be full time and permanent. You will be involved in all aspects of stroke care (ward, thrombolysis, TIA, rehab, outpatients) adjustable to your personal interests. It will provide exciting opportunities to further develop the local stroke service. The stroke and neurology department in Swindon are working closely together with many of our neurologists being involved in the stroke service.

For further information and to arrange an informal visit, please contact the Neurology Clinical Lead Dr Stephan Hinze on 01793 605099, email shinze@nhs.net

Full registration with the GMC is essential and CCT or equivalent is desirable.

To apply, please complete the online application form and upload your CV. For any questions regarding the application process please contact chloe.salisbury@nhs.net


Main duties of the job

The post holder will be expected to contribute to inpatient care for patients on the Acute Stroke Unit with other consultants and provide clinical support for the on-site stroke rehabilitation ward.

In addition the post holder will run outpatient clinics in stroke medicine and be expected to participate in and lead multi-disciplinary team meetings. Maintaining a strong focus on the acute nature of the ward and ensuring discharges to the right destination take place is a key requirement of the role.

The post holder will be expected to make a significant contribution to the achievement of the stroke services performance targets. This includes the thrombolysis & TIA services. The trust participates in the regional thrombolysis rota. The successful candidates could participate in this rota.

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