Consultant Stroke Physician
At Barts Health NHS Trust
Whipps Cross University Hospital, part of the Barts Health NHS Trust Group is looking for a full time Consultant Stroke Physician based primarily on the Whipps Cross Hospital site.
The stroke patient pathway is an integral part of the Barts Health’s policy to deliver high quality modern stroke care is delivered on 3 sites: Royal London Hospital (RLH), Whipps Cross University Hospital (WXUH) and Newham Hospital. At the RLH site there is a Hyperacute Stroke Unit (HASU) with 12 monitored beds for acute Thrombolysis and Thrombectomy and 14 acute stroke unit beds. The Newham ASU has 14 beds and the ASU at Whipps has 19 beds. There are specialist Stroke MDTs and TIA clinics on all three sites and early-supported discharge teams.
The successful applicant will provide medical cover for the ASU at Whipps Cross and join a team of consultants covering the HASU at the Royal London one week in 12 as well as out of hours thrombolysis on call one in 8. The two sites for the post are described below.
You must hold full registration with the General Medical Council and be on the Specialist Register.
The revised JD will be provided to shortlisted candidate before interview.
2.5 million people living in east London and beyond look to the services run by the Barts Health group of hospitals to provide them with the healthcare they need. We are the biggest NHS teaching trust in the country, and our challenges are those of a large and complex organisation. Coming to work for Barts Health mean you will gain experience like no other NHS trust. We offer you the opportunity and support to experience a wide and varied career within one Trust.
Recent improvements has led to a stronger focus on providing Safe and Compassionate care to our patients and this has increased opportunities available to learn, develop and expand your career. We believe that providing excellent education, training and development for our staff is essential. We offer a wide range of benefits for example access to childcare vouchers, home-electronic scheme giving you discounted prices for home –electronics, salary sacrifice for cars, season ticket loans and access to staff discount for local restaurants and gyms
So while we are improving, you can too - within a professionally challenging yet exciting environment.