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Consultant Physicians in Stroke Medicine posted by Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust

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Full Time
The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford
£77,913 - £105,042 / year

Job Description

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The Role

An excellent opportunity has arisen to become part of the Stroke and Elderly care Team at The Shrewsbury & Telford Hospitals NHS Trust. These new posts are full-time appointments based at the Princess Royal Hospital, Telford, to develop the stroke service as per recent East and Midlands’s stroke review and support the 7-day working of stroke Consultants. There is an established stroke team at SaTH of 4 full-time stroke Consultants along with Consultants in Elderly Care Medicine providing a full range of services including stroke care, acute elderly care, rehabilitation, Orthogeriatrics and a movement disorder service. Applications are welcome from those unable to work full-time for personal reasons. The on-call commitment will be for stroke thrombolysis telephonic advice service out of hours and weekend stroke unit ward rounds and TIA clinics on a 1 in 6 rota.

Candidates for this role must possess MRCP (or equivalent training and experience) have Full GMC registration with a licence to practise, be within 6 months of gaining their CCT, CESR or European Community rights, recent experience within the NHS would be desirable.

The Department

The Department is well supported by trainees providing opportunities for teaching in a friendly supportive environment. Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital is also part of Keele Medical School teaching for up to 100 Medical students, so there is opportunity for you to pursue an interest in medical education.

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospitals NHS Trust are aiming to recruit to a number of posts in Acute Stroke, Frailty / Geriatrics and Orthogeriatrics. They are all offered with associated formal and approved Royal College Job Descriptions, however overall the Trust wishes to increase its Consultant skill mix in these areas and has some flexibility in agreeing job plans that will deliver but could potentially be tailored to areas of special interest or preference. Potential candidates are asked therefore to come forward and discuss what they are seeking as a future Medical career. This is an exciting time to come and work for SaTH as we embark on evolving a Centre of Excellence for Elderly Care and SaTH has a very successful unified Acute Stroke Unit based at The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford.

Our Hospitals

Our Hospitals are located in Shrewsbury and Telford and are brimming with exemplary teams of hardworking individuals.

We are entering an exciting period here at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust. We have been guaranteed more than £300 million pounds to develop our hospitals into two state of the art facilities that will offer greatly improved environments, more sustainable staffing and better facilities. It will make SaTH a better place to work, in turn making it a better place to receive care.

Over the last two years we have been building the foundations of a better future through our work with Virginia Mason and our own transforming care institute (TCI). We have introduced a leadership academy with more opportunities for development so all our leaders support, coach and perform at the highest levels, celebrate the hard work of our staff and recognise the wonderful improvements that are being made each and every day. This is a vital stepping stone to ensure we are equipped for our better future and realising our vision of providing the safest and kindest care for our patients. Leadership is about supporting teams to be the best they can be. As we move forward together it is vital all our teams understand their important role in delivering this brighter future for everyone.


Shropshire is a beautiful county located between the West Midlands and North Wales. Whilst rural and home to the Shropshire Hills it is anything but sleepy. The county is bustling with idyllic towns including Shrewsbury, Oswestry, Bridgnorth and Ludlow, with plenty to do regardless of your interests. More information can again be found under further links.

We are ideally located between the north and the south making travelling around the UK extremely easy. As well as being only a short distance from major cities and busy transport links including Birmingham airport, our county also borders with beautiful north Wales which is abundant in outdoor activities, brilliant beaches, and thrilling scenery.

For further details / informal visits contact:

We would like you to come along and meet us at our stand at the UK Stroke Forum in Telford in December.

Alternatively if you want to find out more about the department and our hospitals, then we invite you to contact Dr Meena Srinivasan with any questions you may have on Apply Now >> EXT 4585 or ( Email address removed ), or we would really welcome you to arrange a visit. Please also take the time to read any supporting documentation to really get to know us.

Dr Arne Rose, Medical Director, Apply Now >> ext 2250

Simon Balderstone, HR Business Partner, Apply Now >> ext 4441

We look forward to hearing from you

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Tthank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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