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Job Description
Consultant in Stroke Medicine 
East Midlands NHS Foundation Trust 
Salary is £77,913 to £105,042 p.a. for 10 PAs 
 
Indigo Healthcare have the pleasure of work with a great NHS Foundation Trust in Nottinghamshire who are seeking a Consultant in to work in Stroke Medicine.
 

The stroke service is an all-inclusive model covering hyper-acute, acute and rehabilitation services, as well as the Early Supported Discharge (ESD) team for stroke. All of these are under the same management team, sharing team members, clinical protocols and governing structures.

The stroke service admits approximately 500 stroke patients annually and was recently rated at an overall level A, in the latest Stroke Sentinel National Audit Programme (SSNAP). This puts us in the top quarter of Trusts nationally and our ambition is to sustain an A rating, with the help and commitment of new colleagues and to look to further improve the service for our patients.

The thrombolysis service runs 24/7 and is supported by a telemedicine model  Referrals are made from the ambulance service directly to the stroke unit and a stroke response nurse (NIHSS trained) is available at all times to assess new stroke referrals (including thrombolysis cases) and works closely with the consultant stroke physicians.

On average 40% of stroke patients admitted to the unit are transferred to the Early Supported Discharge team which receives weekly sessional consultant input.

Requirements include
  • MRCP/FRCP or equivalent
  • Full licence to practice with the GMC 
  • Specialist Registration would be ideal 
  • UK experience at some point in your career
If you are interested in this opportunities or any others, please get in contact with the team on +44 (0) 330 123 9665