Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a district general hospital based approximately 12 miles from central London. the hospital is situated in a beautiful and historic part of the country and lies very close to Richmond Park, Hampton Court Palace and Kempton Park. The hospital supports around 350,000 people in the surrounding area from the boroughs of Kingston, Richmond, Roehampton, Putney, Merton and East Elmbridge.
We have approximately 520 beds and directly employ around 2,700 staff, with another 300 staff employed by contractors but working on behalf of the Trust. We are located on a single site in Kingston upon Thames, but run a number of outpatient clinics in sites across our catchment area including Raynes Park Health Centre, Surbiton Centre for Health, Queen Mary's Roehampton and Teddington Memorial Hospital.
We provide a full range of diagnostic and treatment services and have a national reputation for innovative developments in healthcare, particularly in 'patient-focused' care, day surgery and maternity services.
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This is an exciting opportunity for a Consultant Neurologist to join the neurology team at Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and the Regional Neuroscience Centre at St George's Hospital.
At Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, the postholder will undertake general neurology clinics and develop a movement disorders service.
At St George's Hospital NHS Trust the postholder will contribute to the Deep Brain Stimulation service.
We are looking for a candidate with proven clinical expertise in general neurology, movement disorders and advanced treatments for Parkinson's disease (PD).
The postholder will work closely with the Parkinson's disease specialist nurse and consultant geriatrician with a specialist PD interest at Kingston Hospital and with the DBS multi-disciplinary team at St George's Hospital, and will need to demonstrate a track record of exceptional interpersonal skills and teamwork.
Experience of clinical audit in Parkinson's disease and research in movement disorders is essential, as an ongoing contribution to both of these activities will be expected.
AAC Panel interview to be held 5th December 2017
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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