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Stroke Medicine Specialist Grade

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Job Description

Explore a rewarding opportunity at an esteemed hospital, known for its exceptional Stroke Service, catering to patients in the region. You will be joining a team of dedicated consultants who works closely together to ensure the best quality care for their patients. This role offers CESR support, enabling professionals to advance in Stroke Medicine. Joining the NHS, you'll contribute to healthcare excellence nationwide. If you're passionate about making a difference in stroke care and thrive in a collaborative environment, seize this chance to join their dedicated team.

Overseas applications from experienced Specialty Doctors and Consultants are welcomed. 

What is the NHS Trust like?

The NHS Trust serves as a comprehensive healthcare provider, delivering acute hospital and community services to residents of Buckinghamshire and neighboring counties. Catering to over half a million patients annually across various care settings, including hospitals, community facilities, and home-based care, the NHS Trust's mission revolves around exceptional care provision and fostering healthy communities while nurturing a positive work environment.

Emphasising patient-centered care, the NHS Trust ensures safety and compassion in every interaction, striving for timely and quality service delivery. With a diverse range of services, spanning from community health initiatives to specialized care at Stoke Mandeville, Wycombe, and Amersham hospitals, the NHS Trust takes pride in its nationally recognized programs. From the renowned National Spinal Injuries Centre to top-tier stroke care and regional expertise in burn care and dermatology, they consistently excel in delivering exemplary healthcare.

With a workforce exceeding 6,000, comprising various clinical and administrative roles, the NHS Trust fosters a culture of inclusivity and support, prioritizing diversity and equality across its operations. Through active listening and robust support systems, the NHS Trust ensures the well-being and empowerment of its staff, reflecting its commitment to excellence both internally and within the local communities it serves.

What is the department & team like?

The Stroke Medicine department is a beacon of specialized care, providing tailored support to patients navigating the complexities of stroke recovery. A dedicated stroke unit ensures comprehensive treatment in an environment designed for patients' unique needs, fostering trust and enhancing rehabilitation outcomes. The department features specialized amenities including a day room, therapy area, and relatives room, prioritizing patient comfort and convenience. Additionally, a dedicated Cardiac Care and Stroke Receiving Unit ensures swift interventions in critical situations.

A multidisciplinary team, including Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, and Speech and Language Therapists, collaborates closely with other hospital services to provide holistic care. The Early Discharge Stroke Service provides personalised care plans, facilitates patients' transition home with ongoing support and rehabilitation for up to 6 weeks post-discharge.

Career Development & Opportunities Available

Life in High South East

The South East region of England offers a dynamic mix of urban and rural landscapes, providing diverse living options for doctors. Residents can enjoy scenic walks in the South Downs or explore historic landmarks like Canterbury Cathedral. The area boasts prestigious schools and universities, including Oxford and Cambridge. Transportation links are robust, with efficient train services connecting to London and airports such as Gatwick and Heathrow. Housing options range from quaint cottages in picturesque villages to modern apartments in bustling cities, catering to a wide range of preferences and lifestyles.

Am I eligible for this role?

UK based candidates:

  • Experience in Stroke Medicine
EEA candidates: 
  • Experience in Stroke Medicine
  • European Specialist Qualification
Non-EEA candidates:
  • MRCP
  • Experience in Stroke Medicine
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