Workforce, training and education
East of England
Neuro at Addenbrooke's
  • The hospital: founded in 1766, on its current site on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus since 1976 Addenbrookes has 1000 beds and 9,839 staff in 2017/2018. Addenbrooke's is a tertiary referral centre for a number of specialities. It provides a wide range of neurology services and is also a busy regional neurosurgical centre, has the largest neuro ITU of its kind in Europe, operates a 24/7 thrombolysis service and in hours thrombectomy. The concourse has good on site café and food facilities; There also is an onsite leisure centre with a gym and pool with very reasonable membership fees. There also is a growing biomedical campus as well as the medical school clinical school on site.
  • Subspecialties: Movement Disorders, Cognitive Neurology, Epilepsy, MS and other Neuroinflammatory conditions, Vascular Neurology and Stroke, Headache, Peripheral Nerve, Neuromuscular, Neurogenetics and MND. Neurophysiology; NCCU, Neurosurgery. Further clinic opportunites include: sleep, vestibular, HD, MSA, Prof Rowe, 
  • Education:  monthly Calman Days, weekly Tuesday post grad educational meeting, Hospital Grand Rounds (with nice lunch for £1!) every Wednesday; Neuroradiology meeting weekly; Stroke journal club
  • Medical Team:  currently divided up into 5 teams (Movement Disorders, Epilepsy, Neuroinflammatory, Cognitive & Neurovascular, Peripheral Nerve&MND, with a number of consultants in each team (there also are a large number of consultants who are at Addenbrookes some days of the week, and at DGHs at others, as well as consultants in research). There also is a stroke service, which is part of our rotation.
  • Rota: You will be attached to one of the teams, with a weekly bleep day + a 24 hour on call every 1 in 12.
  • Travel & accomodation: Train (10 minute bike ride or by bus along the guided busway), Bus services from park and ride, Car (on site, park&rides) and bike (Cambridge cycle way, DNA cycle path as well as ‘normal roads’)
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