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Consultant Stroke Physician

West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Watford, Hertfordshire
£84,559 to £114,003 a year Fringe £149 Per annum
Closing date
12 Jun 2022

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Hospital, Stroke medicine
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Full Time
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Joint Appointment with West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust and Regional Neurosciences Unit, Imperial College Hospitals, Charing Cross Hospital

West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust wishes to appoint a Consultant Stroke Physician. 

This post is a joint post which will be primarily based at Watford General Hospital where most of the clinical sessions will occur whilst also contributing to the thrombectomy service at the neurosciences centre, at Charing Cross Hospital. 

The successful candidate will join a dynamic, friendly stroke team of three Substantive Stroke Consultants at Watford General Hospital and be part of the larger medicine for the Elderly department. 

The successful applicant will also be part of the on-call Stroke consultant team rota at Charing Cross Hospital and help in the delivery of the 24/7 thrombectomy service at Charing Cross. 

At Charing Cross the post holder will work 09:00-20:00 every 2 weeks (1.5 PA) on a weekday yet to be decided and 1 in 16 weekends(0.5PA). On those days, the post holder will also supervise the SHO/SPR delivered TIA clinic, a commitment that is generally easily fitted in to the day’s acute work.

To enhance our reputation as an Employer of Choice, the Trust has approved the following Recruitment and Retention incentive for each successful candidate.

  • £7,000 golden hello payment for new recruits to be paid in 12 equal instalments
  • £12k recruitment and retention fee year 1, 2 & 3 (paid in equal monthly instalments) (new recruits and existing consultants) (new recruits)
  • Successful candidates will be also eligible for a relocation allowance in excess of £12,000 (if required)

Visits are encouraged and can be arranged with the secretaries of Dr Andy Barlow, Divisional Director, Division of Medicine, WHHT on 01923 436220, Dr Tolu Adesina,, Clinical Director for Medicine for the Elderly and Stroke WHHT on 01923 217741 or Dr Soma Banerjee, Head of Specialty in Stroke Medicine at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust - PA Dani Mufti P: 020 3311 1566 | E:

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Closing date: 12 June 2022.

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