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Job Description
ST3/Trust Registrar General Medicine and Stroke
NHS Trust - South East of England 
Salary is £31,127 to £49,086 p.a. + Enhancements

Indigo Healthcare are working with a NHS Hospital in South East of England who are looking for a Trust Registrar in General Medicine and Stroke.

The Hospital provides a full range of services associated with a typical District General Hospital.  It has approximately 250 beds over a range of medical and surgical specialties and subspecialty wards, a 24-hour Emergency Department and walk-in access to GP services. There are developing services in medical rehabilitation and specialist medicine for older people. 

Stroke medicine has been undergoing a dramatic reorganisation in recent years in England, as a result of the combination of the increased research evidence base and the impact of the benchmarking National Sentinel Stroke Audit, leading to the National Stroke Strategy.  As a result, of this, the acute stroke and stroke rehabilitation service in the Isle of Wight NHS Trust is developing in line with the National Stroke Strategy SSNAP requirements and the soon to be released National 3 year Stroke Plan. 

This unit operates as a combined Unit and includes a HASU, Acute Stroke and Stroke Rehabilitation and aims to accept patients within 4 hours of presenting to our Emergency Department. Thrombolysis of suitable patients with Ischaemic Stroke is currently provided twenty four hours, seven days a week. We are also currently working with our Network colleagues in order to develop a pathway for Intra Arterial Thrombectomy (IAT)

The service is supported by a Stroke Specialist Team composed of a Nurse Consultant in Stroke (Clinical Lead), Stroke Trained Critical Care Outreach Team who are trained in stroke, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Speech and Language Therapists, Nurses trained in the management of stroke patients, Dieticians and Care Managers (Social Workers) with specialist skills within the Unit and as an outreach service to the rest of the hospital.  There are 2.5 WTE Consultant Physicians, 1 WTE Registrar, 2 WTE Foundation years 1 Doctor, 1 Foundation year 2  and 1 CMT Doctor. There are two Stroke Nurse Specialists and 0.2 WTE Clinical Psychologist.

Requirements Include: 
  • Full GMC registration with a licence to practice or be eligible for GMC registration
  • Complete MRCP
  • ILS or ALS is desirable
  • Substantial experience in General Medicine with experience and interest in Stroke/Care of the Elderly. 
Indigo Healthcare are a team of experienced healthcare recruiters.  We pride ourselves on providing a supportive service and look forward to hearing from you. For more information, please call +44 (0) 330 123 9965