Consultant in Paediatric Neurology & Rehabilitation
The Leeds Teaching Hospitals - The Leeds Way
Leeds Children’s Hospital, Leeds General Infirmary
Required to fill this new post: The applicant should be a consultant paediatrician with experience and interest in both Neuromuscular Disease & Neuro-Rehabilitation. The Leeds Paediatric Neuromuscular Service is recognised as a centre of excellence by MDUK and is one of the Duchenne UK Research Hub sites. We provide a full range of diagnostic and support services, working closely with colleagues form other disciplines and across the region to provide high quality clinical care. We have 2 full-time Consultants within the team, 2 family care advisors, a clinical fellow, 2 specialist NM physiotherapists, a specialist NM occupational therapist and a Neuromuscular (Roald Dahl) Nurse. The Regional Paediatric Neurorehabilitation Service at Leeds is one of the busiest paediatric neurorehabilitation centres in the country. It provides multidisciplinary, goal orientated care for children and young people across the region who have sustained brain or spinal cord injuries (of any cause). There is currently 1 full-time consultant and a large MDT team (including input from therapy, education, social care, psychology and psychiatry). The team have supporting staff from the Children’s Trust and Child Brain Injury Trust. We have a strong reputation of supporting community and secondary care paediatricians across the region in managing children with difficulties arising post acquired brain and spinal injury.
For further details of this position and to apply on-line please click the apply button. If you have any queries, please contact Lynn Lindley on (0113) 2064895 or email LynnLindley@nhs.net