Consultant in Paediatric Neurology
Leeds General Infirmary
Consultant in Paediatric Neurology with a special interest in Neuromuscular Disease.
Required to join the Paediatric Neurology Team at Leeds Children’s Hospital. The department of paediatric neurosciences provides a comprehensive service to the children of West, East and North Yorkshire together with NE Lincolnshire. Inpatient services are based at the Leeds Children’s Hospital within a dedicated paediatric neurosciences unit, where children are jointly cared for by paediatric neurologists and neurosurgeons. Consultants provide outpatient clinics in Leeds and “outreach” clinics within all hospitals in the region as part of the Yorkshire Paediatric Neuroscience Network. Subspecialty clinics are provided in epilepsy including epilepsy surgery, neuro-oncology, neuro-rehabiliation, cerebrovascular disease, neuromuscular disease and management of motor disorders.
This is a 10 PA appointment. The post-holder will work with the 6 existing consultants to deliver comprehensive paediatric neurology services to the region, including a commitment to the emergency/on call rota 9 weeks per year.
This is a new post created to complement and support the existing Neuromuscular team, strengthening the existing clinical expertise and allowing increased involvement in research relating to Neuromuscular disorders. The post-holder will undertake general neurology and neuromuscular clinics in Leeds and in some of the district hospitals supported by the Yorkshire Paediatric Neurosciences Network, providing more dedicated paediatric neurology input for clinicians and families in the Yorkshire region.
For further details of this position and to apply on-line please click the apply button. If you have any queries, please contact Lynn Lindley on (0113) 2064895 or email LynnLindley@nhs.net Closing Date: 28 June 2018.