Consultant in Stroke Medicine

Newport, Isle of Wight
16 Apr 2021
31 May 2021
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Time to look at life from both sides

Consultant in Stroke Medicine Specialising in Strategy & Transformation

The Isle of Wight NHS Trust and Portsmouth University Hospitals NHS Trust are working in Partnership to create a stroke service that’s one of the largest in the UK.

Combining excellence from across the Solent, our service will provide 7-day access to a population catchment area of 800,000 people living in and around Portsmouth and the Isle of Wight.

We’re looking to recruit a Consultant in Stroke Medicine to play a pivotal role in the development of our new service; whether you are interested in leading our strategy and service transformation or progressing our education or research opportunities, this post has been designed to enable you to combine a clinical role with your preferred interest.

As the Strategy and Transformation Lead, you’ll be engaging with consultant colleagues and other teams across our partnership to shape and transform, develop new ways of working, share pathway models, systems and processes, supported with access to specialists and resources. As the Education or Research Lead, you’ll strengthen education and research opportunities within the service, through liaison with local stroke networks.

The area offers a great work/life balance; whether it’s the tranquillity of the Isle of Wight, the historic naval character of Portsmouth, Southampton or the New Forest, the area has much to offer. Southampton Airport is also close by with flights to both domestic and international destinations.
Direct cross-channel ferry services to France and Spain are also just moments away.

To organise an informal conversation (or visit) with one of our senior team in the first instance please contact: Lesley Simpson, Medical Workforce Lead, email:

To apply please click the Apply button and search under Job Ref 470-20-427-TJ .

Closing date: 31 May 2021, AAC planned for w/c 14th June 2021.

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