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Clinical Fellow (ST3+) Equivalent Level) in Stroke Medicine

Job Description

25 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.


Barts Health NHS Trust

Emergency Care and Acute Medicine Clinical Academic Group

Royal London Hospital

Clinical Fellow (ST3+) Equivalent Level) in Stroke Medicine

(1 Post)

Job Reference No: 259-MED1234RLH

Applications are invited for a trust-grade Stroke Medicine registrar to join the team at the Royal London Hospital. The post is available from 5th December 2016 until 1st August 2017.

This is a middle-grade posts providing medical cover to the new 26-beded stroke unit at the Royal London Hospital. These comprise 12 hyperacute (HASU) beds serving the inner north east sector of London (one of the 8 London HASUs) plus 14 acute stroke unit (ASU) beds for Tower Hamlets.

This post attracts a category 1A banding supplement equivalent to 50% of basic salary. There is a non-resident out of hours oncall commitment working a 1:6 rota covering thrombolysis calls, stroke referrals and stroke inpatients.

This post would be most suitable for an experienced ST1-2 who has completed Core Medical training with MRCP (or equivalent), and wishes to gain specific experience and training in thrombolysis and stroke medicine, perhaps with a view to pursuing related ST3 training. More junior candidates however would be considered for an alternative clinical fellow grade position.

You will be joining the department at a particularly exciting time, having moved our stroke services into the third floor of the new £1 billion PFI building at the start of 2012. You will be working as part of a highly committed team in one of the largest hospitals in Europe with state of the art facilities for stroke.

For further details, please see main job description. Informal enquiries are welcome. Please contact Dr Patrick Gompertz, Stroke Lead, Royal London Hospital, London E1 1BB, Telephone:  ( Phone number removed ) 

Email: ( Email address removed )

Closing Date: Sunday, 20th November 2016

Please note: -

All staff identified as AT-RISK who meet the requirements of the post will be prioritised accordingly. Priority will initially be given to Barts Health employees.

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