Overview

The East Kent Stroke Service provides 24 hour IV thrombolysis and has successfully treated over 1200 cases. It is supported by one of the first examples of horizontal telemedicine. The seven day neurovascular TIA service offers designated same day MRI/CEMRA (including weekends). Rapid Access Carotid Endarterectomy (RACE) is operational, with a published median delay to surgery of 3 days. Carotid stenting takes place in house with IA intracranial therapies planned for the next year. Early supportive discharge with Neuro ICT in reaching to the combined inpatient rehabilitation services, compliment the hyper acute end of the pathway.

The appointee will form part of the Trust-wide thrombolysis service and coexistent neurovascular clinic rota supported by Stroke Physicians and Neurologists.

Applicants should already have extensive experience in Stroke Medicine and ideally hold Specialist Registration or be within six months of your expected date of receipt of the CCT or CESR at the time of interview.

Full GMC Registration is essential.

Applications for Less Than Full Time working will be considered.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameDavid HargrovesJob titleClinical LeadEmail [email protected] number01233 616801