Consultant Stroke Physician
Frimley Park Hospital
Hyper Acute and Acute Stroke Unit
Frimley Park Hospital Stroke Unit is looking for enthusiastic and innovative professionals to complement the current team of 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 and South East Coast (SSNAP Organisational and Clinical Audits rating ‘A’). Stroke is a strategic priority for the Trust as we believe our patients deserve the very best. Candidates are expected to have received subspecialty training in stroke medicine.
Frimley Park Hospital is commissioned to provide Hyper Acute Stroke Care (HASU) to the communities Frimley Health serves in Surrey, Berkshire, Hampshire and Buckinghamshire.
We deliver a HASU/Acute Stroke Unit (ASU) stroke service at Frimley Park Hospital with TIA, six week follow up and six month review clinics, and a networked ASU at Royal Surrey County Hospital (RSCH), Guildford. The HASU is located at Frimley Park Hospital with on-going ASU care for patients at Frimley Park Hospital and RSCH.
The successful applicant will be based at Frimley Park Hospital. The post holder will be expected to deliver stroke care across all areas of the pathway including HASU, ASU, TIA clinic and Stroke follow up clinics.
They will work alongside our multidisciplinary team (MDT) of stroke physicians, stroke nurse consultant, stroke nurse specialists, clinical neuropsychologist and stroke therapists.
The successful applicant will participate in a 1:8 on call rota providing 24/7 thrombolysis with daily HASU ward rounds and TIA/follow-up clinics. We have close links with neurology, neuroradiology and vascular surgery. Our thrombectomy provider is St George’s University Hospital, London.
We have a 10 bedded HASU and an 18 bedded ASU at Frimley Park Hospital. We have a 13 bedded ASU at RSCH. Stroke rehabilitation is provided within the trust and at Wexham Park Hospital, Farnham Hospital and RSCH. In addition we have a highly regarded Early Supported Discharge (ESD) team.
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 South West London – the nearest mainline train station is Farnborough Main with quick access to Waterloo and Clapham Junction.
Local towns are Camberley, Farnborough, Ascot, 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.
This post attracts a £20,000 recruitment and retention premia - £10,000 payable on appointment and £10,000 payable after two years in post (pro rata).
For further information or to come and visit our dynamic unit, please contact Stroke Clinical Lead Dr Tilly Speirs on 01252 649552, or Chief of Service Dr John Seymour on 01276 604604.
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