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  • Advert number: 302321-0
  • Posted Date: 04/05/12
  • Closing Date: 01/06/12

BLACKPOOL TEACHING HOSPITALS NHS FOUNDATION TRUST
CONSULTANT
STROKE MEDICINE
Applications are invited for this established post of Consultant in Stroke Medicine at Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. We are looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic Consultant who will contribute to the provision and development of high quality Stroke Care for the Fylde Coast population. Sessional commitments will include work on the Combined Acute and Rehabilitation Stroke Unit, Rapid-access TIA Clinics and Stroke Review Clinic. Telestroke Thrombolysis and General Internal Medicine on-call is included in the job plan.
 Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust serves a population of 330,000. Blackpool Victoria Hospital has 849 beds and provides Acute Medical Services, Tertiary Cardiology and Tertiary Haematology. Our Stroke Service is rated top quartile in the Stroke Improvement National Audit Programme. In Advancing Quality (a North West NHS initiative to measure and report how well hospitals are performing) we rank fourth out of the 70 hospitals in the region.
 You should have MRCP or equivalent, and be on the General Medical Council’s Specialist Register or within six months of completing a Training Programme recognised for the award of a Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) or equivalent.
 For informal enquiries or to arrange a visit, please contact Dr Jim McIlmoyle or Professor Ravi Gulati, telephone: 01253 303861. Information packs and application details can be obtained from: debbie.ellis@bfwhospitals.nhs.uk Closing date: 1st June 2012.
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