• Vascular Science


  • East of England

Vascular Science – West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust

  • 1 post
  • East of England

West Hertfordshire Teaching Hospital has 3 sites. The vascular lab is based at the main Watford site. We have 2 scanning rooms and 2 ultrasound machines. The vascular laboratory team is comprised of 9 members of staff – 1 health care assistant, 1 receptionist, 1 newly qualified STP clinical vascular scientist, 1 SVTGBI trainee, 3 clinical vascular scientists and 2 lead clinical vascular scientists. and we scan approximately 5,500 patients a year. The context we work in is a mixture of in-patients, out-patients and one-stop clinics. The range of diagnostic scanning services we provide are as follows: Carotid duplex scans DVT scans Varicose vein primary and secondary scans Giant cell arteritis scans Surveillance scans for AAA, EVAR, Bypass grafts, stents and post intervention Currently the vascular laboratory working hours are 9-5pm Monday to Friday. The Watford hospital site is located on Vicarage Road, Watford, WD18 0HB. Buses stop regularly outside the hospital and if walking from Watford Junction train station it takes approximately 25 minutes. There is a car park situated on site if travelling by car. There is a restaurant open 7am – 8pm daily and Peabodys coffee shop is open 7am – 6pm. Further information can be found at West Hertfordshire Teaching Hospital website https://www.westhertshospitals.nhs.uk.