Consultant Stroke Physician

Hertford, Hertfordshire
02 Nov 2018
19 Nov 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

A financial incentive of a £10k Golden Hello Payment will be offered to the successful applicant.

Applications are invited for a Consultant in Stroke Medicine. This is a substantive appointment, based at Lister Hospital in Stevenage, Hert-fordshire. The post comprises 10 programmed activities (PAs).

This is an excellent opportunity within the Stroke department at East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust. The department has just been designat-ed a hub (HASU) and will progress from receiving around seven hundred attendances per annum to around eleven hundred. This is an exciting opportunity to further develop and expand our 7 day consultant led stroke service. We are seeking a dynamic individual with an interest in leadership, research and the skills to provide high quality stroke care.

The post is negotiable to be integrated with general medicine depending on individual interests. However 7 day consultant led Stroke service requiring majority of the on- call commitments within the Stroke Department including weekend stroke cover. We have excellent support from our local GPs, commissioners and at executive/board level within the trust.

Following the investment of £150 million in major new facilities at the Lister, along with a £30 million New QEII hospital built by the local clinical commissioning group, the East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust has brought together all its specialist emergency and inpatient services at the Stevenage hospital. Our state-of–the-art clinical facilities include a major new Emergency Department, the Hertfordshire Cardiology Centre (which includes a 24/7 PPCI service), new scanning centre, McMillan chemotherapy unit, ward, endoscopy and theatre blocks.

Applicants must be on the Specialist Register, or be within 6 months of doing so, at the time of interview. Applications from those wishing to work part-time or job share are welcomed.

For a full advert, job description and to apply please click the apply button quoting Ref 361-R2R1365-C and also submit a copy of your CV. Please ensure that you provide the names and addresses of 3 referees (covering the last 3 years), one of whom should be your current employer. Comprehensive information regarding the Trust and its services can be found at

Closing date for completed applications will be 19th November 2018

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