Clinical Fellow in Stroke

NHS Medical & Dental: Junior Clinical Fellow

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NHS Medical & Dental: Junior Clinical Fellow
12 months contract
Full Time
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Hull Royal Infirmary
07/08/2018 23:59

An opportunity has arisen for a Clinical Fellow on a fixed term appointment for one year. The post is integral in delivering outpatient and inpatient care in a busy department and will complement and support the 3.5 consultant stroke physicians, 7 neurologists, 7 first responder stroke co-ordinators, nursing teams and therapists within this busy hyper-acute stroke unit.

This Trust is one of the largest in the UK providing high quality acute hospital services for the population of Hull and East Riding and acts as a regional centre for a number of specialist services such as cancer, cardiothoracic, neurosurgery, cardiology and oncology treating a population of 1.2 million.

This well established regional Stroke Service sees more than 1,200 stroke patients a year and provides hyper-acute stroke services. There is  24/7 access to highly a specialised stroke team with well established  stroke pathways to support direct admissions to HASU beds on the stroke ward.  This post will provide vital exposure to a wide variety of patients presenting with focal neurological symptoms, including acute assessments, cerebral re-perfusion strategies such as intravenous and intra-arterial thrombolysis and endovascular treatment. Daily one-stop neuro vascular clinics operate across the Trust allowing the trainee experience in TIA patients of all age groups. The trainee will also have the opportunity to attend various specialist clinics relevant to stroke like epilepsy, hypertension, movement disorders and spasticity clinic which operate within the Trust.

The post holder will be expected to provide support to the stroke consultant one a 1 in 5 basis. There are also opportunities to explore other on-call arrangements within the organisation on a locum basis.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Dr Rayessa Rayessa, Consultant Physician Stroke (01482 608746) or email

If you have problems applying, contact

01482 468198