Consultant Neurologist Specialist Interest in Neuromuscular

City of Bristol
£76,761 - £103,490
27 Jun 2019
11 Aug 2019
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We are seeking to a recruit a Consultant Neurologist with an interest in Neuromuscular Disorders to contribute to Neuromuscular Disease services in North Bristol NHS Trust and to lead these services in Somerset and North Devon as part of the South West Neuromuscular Operational Delivery Network. Clinics will mainly be based in North Bristol NHS Trust, Southmead Hospital. The post will include a monthly clinic in Taunton, Musgrove Park Hospital and a monthly clinic in the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital.

This post will involve the diagnosis and management of patients with Neuromuscular Disorders. This will include providing care & support for families/carers. It involves a multi-disciplinary approach and is supported by Neuromuscular Care Advisers, Specialist Physiotherapists and a Specialist Psychologist. It is expected that other professionals will derive support & education from the postholder.

The South West Neuromuscular Disease Network is the one of five Operational Delivery Networks in the South West & the only Neuromuscular Disease ODN in the UK. It has been funded by Specialised Commissioning to provide adult & paediatric services for people living with Neuromuscular Disease in the South West. The extended team works throughout the South West via a number of different providers. This post provides a fantastic opportunity to join a well-established and highly motivated dedicated team, working within the framework of a network model of care.

Dr Andria Merrison Director Southwest Neuromuscular Operational Delivery Network ( or via Secretary on 0117 414 46688)

Close date – 28th July 2019

Interview Date – 17th September 2019

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