Consultant in Stroke Medicine

  • NHS
  • Full Time
  • Halifax

Job Description

An opportunity has arisen for highly motivated Consultant in Stroke Medicine to join our team at Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust.

CHFT is a Level 2 Acute Stroke and Thrombolysis Centre. The stroke service was one of the first to receive national accreditation. It provides TIA and minor stroke management, acute stroke management, thrombolysis service and stroke rehabilitation. There are an average of 563 strokes admitted into the hospital per year. There are 61 Stroke Unit beds Hyper Acute Stroke Unit (4), Acute Stroke Unit (11) and Rehabilitation Stroke Unit (46). The Trust operates a shared telemedicine rota for thrombolysis, with two local NHS Trusts.

Applicants must be on the General Medical Council Specialist Register or within six months of being admitted to the Register for trainees if in a training programme within the UK.


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