Consultant Stroke Physician

London (Greater)
04 Nov 2020
02 Dec 2020
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Substantive Consultant Stroke Physician

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. 

Informal discussions are encouraged and you are invited to contact Dr Roser Icart, Consultant Stroke Physician and Clinical Lead Stroke services Whipps Cross ( , Dr Simon Green, Associate Divisional Director Whipps Cross ( or Dr Alexandra Andrews, Consultant Stroke Physician and Clinical Lead Stroke services Royal London Hospital (

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