Consultant Stroke Physician
At East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust
The East Kent Stroke Service provides 24 hour IV thrombolysis and has successfully treated over 1200 cases. It is supported by one of the first examples of horizontal telemedicine. The seven day neurovascular TIA service offers designated same day MRI/CEMRA (including weekends). Rapid Access Carotid Endarterectomy (RACE) is operational, with a published median delay to surgery of 3 days. Carotid stenting takes place in house with IA intracranial therapies planned for the next year. Early supportive discharge with Neuro ICT in reaching to the combined inpatient rehabilitation services, compliment the hyper acute end of the pathway.
The appointee will form part of the Trust-wide thrombolysis service and coexistent neurovascular clinic rota supported by Stroke Physicians and Neurologists. There is currently a commitment to the Geriatric on call rota however this is desirable but not essential.
Applicants should already have extensive experience in Stroke Medicine and ideally hold a CCT in both Geriatric and General Medicine or be a Specialist Registrar within six months of your expected date of receipt of the CCT at the time of interview.
Full GMC Registration is essential.
Applications for Less Than Full Time working will be considered.
East Kent Hospitals is a pioneering Trust that is currently on an exciting journey of healthcare transformation. We are looking for staff who are passionate about people to help us deliver first-class care.
As one of the largest acute Trusts in the country, we have five sites across east Kent and care for more than 2000 people every day.
We have lots of great opportunities for dynamic and forward-thinking staff to deliver great healthcare and develop their career.
We would love you to be part of our journey.