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Specialist Grade - Stroke Medicine

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust
£83,945 to £95,275 per annum
Closing date
28 May 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

We are seeking a dynamic and motivated specialist grade doctor in Stroke Medicine for this exciting new post in the LNUWH NHS trust in our award-winning stroke service.

Main duties of the job

The appointee will be expected to contribute to delivering the service including the on call rota, departmental audit, research and undergraduate and post graduate teaching. They will have the clinical lead as their clinical supervisor and will be professionally accountable to the Clinical Director.

Northwick Park is a large district teaching hospital in North West London. Transport links to the West End and the shires are excellent with local facilities and both private and public schooling among the best in the country.

Applicants should have full GMC registration, experience and evidence of specialist stroke training.

About us

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust is one of the largest integrated care Trusts in the country bringing together hospital and Local services across the boroughs of Brent, Harrow and Ealing. Our 9,000 staff, including 1,300 doctors and 4,000 nurses and serves a diverse population of approximately 850,000. The Trust was established in October 2014 following the merger of The North West London Hospitals NHS Trust and Ealing Hospital NHS Trust and has an annual budget ofover �640 million.

This is a pivotal time for the Trust as we pursue a transformational programme of activity to improve the way healthcare is delivered across the acute and local settings in North West London. To evolve as an organisation, we must create an identity and culture that will support the ambitions we have for our services 'to provide excellent clinical care in the right setting by being compassionate,responsive and innovative.'

During this exciting period of opportunity and change, we have a clear plan to address our challenges and with the commitment of our teams we are making significant progress.

We continue to lead the way in a number of clinical services. Examples ofexcellence can be seen in our stroke service which is rated the best in the country and at St. Mark's Hospital, an internationally renowned specialist centre for colorectal diseases. We are also a leading provider in undergraduate and postgraduate medical training and education.

Job description

Job responsibilities


This is a 10 PA post (7.5 DCC, 2.5 SPA) for a newly created position in the Stroke Service. We are looking for someone trained in all aspects of stroke medicine as well as experience in looking after general medicine patients.

The Stroke Unit consists of a Hyperacute and Acute Stroke Unit that operates to very strict audit and quality standards. The Unit has been consistently highly rated on the SSNAP audit. We provide 24/7 thrombolysis and comprehensive rehabilitation with an early supported discharge team. Particular strengths of our service are our therapy teams and commitment to research, recruiting to studies covering all stages of stroke.

Person Specification

Knowledge & Experience


  • Professional Values and Behaviours, Skills and Knowledge
  • Leadership and Teamworking
  • Patient Safety and Quality Improvement
  • Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups

Education & Training


  • Education and Training
  • Research & Scholarship

Employer details

Employer name

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust


Northwick Park Hospital

Watford Road



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