Consultant Stroke Physician
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Stroke Services across Surrey are changing and Frimley Park Hospital has been recognised as one of three units providing Hyper Acute Stroke Care in Surrey. As a result we will now provide stroke care to the communities Frimley Health serves in Surrey, Berkshire, Hampshire and Buckinghamshire.
It is because of these exciting plans that our Stroke Service are expanding, and as such we’re looking for enthusiastic and innovative professionals to complement the current team of five Stroke physicians and to help us continue to deliver a high performing service.
Frimley Park Hospital has a well-deserved reputation for good quality stroke care and we have consistently achieved excellent outcomes for our patients. We have been recognised as providing one of the best stroke services in Surrey (SSNAP Organisational and Clinical Audits rating ‘A’). Stroke is a strategic priority for the Trust as we believe our patients deserve the very best.
Based at Frimley Park Hospital – but with opportunities for cross-site working with our partner stroke service at Royal Surrey County Hospital – this is an opportunity to work within a highly regarded Stroke unit. The successful applicant will work alongside our multidisciplinary team of stroke physicians, stroke nurse consultant, stroke nurse specialists, neuro-psychologist and stroke therapists. We have close links with neurology, neuroradiology and vascular surgery. Our thrombectomy provider is St George’s University Hospital, London and we are their largest external referrer for thrombectomy. The successful applicant will participate in a 1:7 on call rota providing24/7thrombolysis with daily HASU ward rounds and TIA clinic.
We have a 12 bedded Hyper Acute Stroke unit and a 16 bedded Acute stroke unit. Stroke rehabilitation is provided within the trust and at Wexham Park Hospital, Farnham Hospital and Royal Surrey County Hospital. In addition we have a highly regarded Early Supported Discharge team.
The post holder will contribute to all aspects of stroke care including hyper-acute, acute, rehabilitation, TIA and stroke follow up clinics. We having a growing research portfolio and encourage applicants with an interest in research and education.
Frimley Park Hospital is located just off junction 4 of the M3 and is ideally located within commuting distance of London. Local towns are Camberley, Windsor, Farnham, and Guildford.
So if you’re looking for a fantastic place to work and you share our values of being committed to excellence, working together and facing the future, then please apply online through NHS Jobs and ensure you attach a full CV to your application.
For further information or to come and visit our dynamic unit, please contact Stroke Clinical Lead Dr Ottilia Speirs on 01276 604085, or Chief of Service Dr John Seymour on 01276 604604.