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Consultant Physician in Stroke Medicine

Job Description

West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Associated University (UCL) NHS Provider Trust
Consultant Physician in Stroke Medicine
We are looking to appoint a 4th Consultant in Stroke Medicine to be part of an already established Consultant team as we continue to expand our Hyper acute stroke services . Successful recruitment to this post will support the team in providing a 7 day specialist service.
Watford General Hospital is the primary stroke centre for West Hertfordshire, providing all levels of stroke care. We provide a full 24/7 Thrombolysis service via a telemedicine link within the East of England region. We are an Associated University Hospital active in the education of undergraduate students attached to the stroke service. The Stroke Service participates in the Thames Stroke Research Network and enrols patients into several multi-centre trials with the help of a dedicated research nurse.
The provision of full hyper-acute stroke services at Watford General Hospital is fully supported by our local commissioners and our Trust Board.
Watford is 18 miles or 15 minutes by fast train from London and all its attractions, academic and otherwise, and is on the edge of attractive countryside in the Chilterns.
For further information please contact: Dr Tolu Adesina, Lead Stroke Physician on  ( Phone number removed ) , Dr Kwasi Debrah, Clinical Director Care of the Elderly & Stroke, or Debbie Fulcher, Assistant Divisional Manager for Stroke Services  ( Phone number removed ) .
Applications are on-line via NHS Jobs ref 360-784
Closing date for applications is 26th October 2016
Interview Date: 15th November 2016
Applications after this date will not be considered.

For further details / informal visits contact:
Dr Tolu Adesina; Lead Stroke Physician
Tel:  ( Phone number removed ) 
email: ( Email address removed )

West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust provides acute healthcare services to a population of approximately half a million people living in west Hertfordshire and the surrounding area. The Trust also provides a range of more specialist services to a wider population, serving residents of North London, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire and East Hertfordshire.

As an employer of over 4000 people we are one of the biggest employers in the area and see around a million patients each year.

Our vision is to embody in our hospitals the principles, values and sense of service that created the NHS by providing consistently good, safe care in a friendly, listening and informative way, as and when people need and want it and always with dignity and respect.

Important Information for Applicants:

We will require references covering a minimum of 3 years of employment history. Please ensure this is provided on your application with all gaps in employment accounted for. All referee's provided must be your Line Manager.

Your salary will be dependent on relevant NHS experience.

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