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NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Full time - 10 sessions per week
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Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust
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£82,096 - £110,683 per annum
Salary period
08/07/2021 23:59

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Consultant Clinical Neurophysiologist

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

Consultant Clinical Neurophysiologist

An opportunity has arisen for a substantive full time Consultant Neurophysiologist to join the Neurophysiology Department based at Northampton General Hospital. We are looking for a Consultant to lead the clinical team and provide an excellent comprehensive regional neurophysiology service. You will need to have good leadership and communication skills and a desire to develop the service.

Part time applications will be considered.

Applicants must have CCT in Clinical Neurophysiology, or be within 6 months of obtaining CCT. Full registration with the GMC on the Specialist Register is required.

There are close academic links with the Neuroscience Department at the JRH Oxford.

Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust is a teaching hospital in partnership with Leicester University. We are a large district hospital (765 inpatient beds) providing a full range of acute services from a site located close to the centre of the town. The local population served is approximately 380,000. Neurophysiological services are also provided to 3 neighbouring District General Hospitals.

This is a well established and respected Neurophysiology service originating in 1955 as an EEG department and has expanded over the years to provide a wide range of neurophysiological tests for adults and children. Currently the service offers routine and sleep EEGs, sedation and Melatonin induced sleep EEGs, portable EEG’s, Ambulatory EEG with video, VEP and SEP, NCS and EMG, CP led CTS & UNE clinics. The post holder will deliver all aspects of neurophysiological investigations and encouraged to lead the development of the department.

The successful candidate is expected to be the clinical lead for Neurophysiology and complement the Neurological service of the Medicine Directorate which include:

  • 1 full time Neurophysiologist – post advertised
  • 2 Consultant Neurologists – 1 dual accredited, providing neurophysiology support
  • SPR in Neurology on rotation from Oxford
  • 1 Neuro-rehabilitation Consultant

Informal discussions and visits are welcome. Please contact Dr Nithi Consultant in Neurology and Neurophysiology on 01604 545284 or Mrs Blackwell Service Manager on 01604 545724.

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Dr Kannan Nithi
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Consultant in Neurology and Neurophysiology
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