Consultant in Neuroradiology

Preston, Lancashire
£82,096 - £110,683
03 Sep 2020
01 Oct 2020
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Based within the Neuro Radiology Department – Royal Preston Hospital / Chorley District General Hospital

Opportunities exist to join our regional neurosciences centre for Lancashire and South Cumbria. There have been several major service developments recently. These include accreditation as a major trauma centre and designation as a tertiary vascular centre.

The adult Neurology department is staffed by 10 Consultant neurologists. There are also 2 paediatric neurologists who have links with Central Manchester Children’s Hospital.

We would like to invite you to be a part of our exciting personnel and equipment expansion, including state of the art CT, PET-CT, hybrid interventional theatre, and a brand new 3T MRI scanner suite.

We are one of the largest providers of healthcare in the area offering new ‘state of the art’ facilities and have a complement of over 900 beds for a local population of 390,000 and a regional population of 1.5 million.

The post will involve 10 programmed activities of imaging support (8 DPAs plus an indicative 1.5 SPAs) and will predominantly provide a comprehensive diagnostic neuroradiology service and will provide support for the 6 existing neuro-radiologists, three of whom perform neuro-intervention. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in a neuro-radiology on call rota with 1:8 frequency.

Any person who is unable to work full-time for personal reasons will be eligible to be considered for the post and if appointed the job plan will be discussed on a personal basis in discussion with colleagues.

The applicants should hold or be eligible for CCT within 6 months of interview.

Informal clinical enquiries and requests to visit are welcome and arrangements should be made to Dr James Simpson, Clinical Director of Diagnostic Imaging or Dr Kamna Mehta, Associate Clinical Director via:

Ruth Mills, Personal Assistant;

Opportunities will then be offered to meet colleagues and also the Speciality Business Manager, Mrs M Barrow, telephone (01772) 522419.