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Specialty Registrar LAT in Neurology (ST3 or above)

NHS Grampian
Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh
£36,472 - £57,349 per annum
Closing date
5 Feb 2023

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Specialty Registrar LAT in Neurology (ST3 or above)

REF NO: IR134675

SALARY: £36,472 - £57,349 per annum 

Based at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary Hospital this full-time, Specialty Registrar LAT (ST3 level or above) post is available from February 2023 for a fixed term for 6 months. On call will be based at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.
Applicants should have completed a foundation scheme or have similar experience. They should hold the MRCS from one of the Royal Colleges in the UK or hold similar qualification and have experience in have experience in general medicine, ideally in Neurology and Stroke though this is not essential.

This post may appeal to trainees in Group 1 (and perhaps a small number of Group 2) Medical Specialties generally. It would allow for training in Neurology and Stroke both of which constitute a considerable portion of the acute medical take. If trainees have a specific interest in a non-Neurological medical specialty it may be possible to allow trainees a period of time in the specialty of their choice to allow them to optimise their Curriculum Vitae for application for ST4 posts in the future irrespective of Group 1 (or 2) specialty.

The Postgraduate Dean confirms that this placement and / or programme has the required educational and Postgraduate Dean's approval.

Full registration with a licence to practise with the GMC is required. (licence to practise must be in place prior to starting in post). For more information visit

Applicants may be eligible for excess travel and relocation expenses. Information regarding nationally agreed excess travel and relocation are contained in NHS Circular PCS (DD) 2010/8.  NHS Grampian’s relocation policy can be accessed by visiting 

Informal enquires to Dr Elizabeth Visser, Clinical lead Neurology, email:, telephone: 01224558817, address: Department of Neurology, Ward 204, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, AB252ZN.

Apply for this post by clicking the Apply button.

Closing date: Sunday, 5th February 2023.


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Aberdeen is one of the world’s major centres for the oil and gas industry and one of the most successful and prosperous regions of the UK. Oil has not changed the underlying character of the area, and with its unique combination of rural and urban environments, superb transport links and friendly, welcoming people, we can promise you that Grampian, and in particular NHS Grampian, will provide an excellent living environment.
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About NHS Grampian

NHS Grampian, which is one of the 14 Regional Health Boards in Scotland, provides healthcare services to the North-East of the country, covering the local government areas administered by Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire and Morayshire Councils. We employ around 14,500 staff who deliver our services to half a million people spread across 3,000 square miles of city, town, village and rural communities. We have extremely close links to the University of Aberdeen (with its internationally renowned Medical School and new Dental School) and The Robert Gordon University. These close links have made us a centre of pioneering medical research in a number of fields.
Aberdeen, as a major Scottish city, is where most of our hospitals are located. Elgin in Moray, is the site of Dr Gray’s and the principal general hospital in the west of Grampian. In addition, there are a further 14 community hospitals, situated in each of the main towns.
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At NHS Grampian we have thousands of dedicated staff, all striving to provide the highest quality of healthcare, including almost every major medical specialty, to the population of North-East Scotland.
NHS Grampian are extremely proud of all of them, and of their unique contribution to the work we do every hour of every day of the year. So, as you’ve probably gathered, in addition to your expertise, appropriate qualifications and the experience necessary for each post we advertise, we also look for commitment, friendliness and enthusiasm in our employees. People matter at NHS Grampian and we welcome applications from every sector of the community.

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