Consultant Physician with an Interest in Stroke Medicine

Southport, Merseyside
15 Jun 2018
09 Jul 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time



11 PAs (10 PAs plus 1 for participation in Telestroke on-call rota)

Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust provides healthcare in hospital and the community to 258,000 people across Southport, Formby and West Lancashire.

Acute care is provided at Southport and Formby District General Hospital and Ormskirk and District General Hospital. This includes adults’ and children’s accident and emergency services, intensive care and a range of medical and surgical specialities. Women’s and children’s services, including maternity, are provided at Ormskirk hospital.

The North West Regional Spinal Injuries Centre at Southport hospital provides specialist care for spinal patients from across the North West, North Wales and the Isle of Man.

The Trust also provides sexual health services for the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton.

We are delighted to be able to offer an opportunity for a highly motivated, ambitious individual to join our team in the position of Consultant Physician with an Interest in Stroke Medicine at Southport and Ormskirk District General Hospital.

You should have MRCP and be on the General Medical Council’s Specialist Register or within six months of completing a Training Programme recognised for the award of a Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) within 6 months of interview.

The 20 bedded Acute Stroke Unit at Southport and Ormskirk District General Hospital which includes expansion of our hyperacute stroke services, the post holder will support the stroke team in providing a specialist service. The successful candidate will be supported by a well-established, dedicated stroke MDT and a stroke specialist nurse. We are also supported by trainees from the deanery and an excellent admin team comprising personal assistants & medical secretaries.

To support service needs the post will work across two sites in addition we provide outpatient services at both Southport and Ormskirk sites, including General Medicine / Stroke & TIA Clinics.

The Stroke Ward is based at Southport District General Hospital and an expectation of this post is to carry out inpatient ward rounds and board rounds.

Participation in the Telestroke on-call rota is currently in place. An on call intensity supplement which is payable.

This post is subject to Enhanced DBS clearance with both children and adults barred lists.

Closing Date: 09th July 2018
Shortlisting Date: 09th July 2018
Interview Date: TBC 

For further details / informal visits contact:
Dr P McDonald, Consultant Physician and Associate Medical Director, Urgent Care Division, tel: 01704 705181
Dr J Mahajan, Executive Medical Director tel: 01704 705181