Trainee Positions At Wellington

Riddiford St Newtown
New Zealand

Contact Details

Ian Rosemergy
Phone : 043855999
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Training Positions : 3
Elective Training Positions :
Fellowships : Nil

Core Position Descriptions
We have 3 core training positions in Wellington. Trainees have exposure to a broad range of neurology services with a busy and active acute and inpatient neurology and stroke service as well as a well supervised set of out patient clinics.

Over two years in Wellington, trainees could expect to gain a broad set of experience with most aspects of neurological conditions. Trainees will be able to fully participate in and achieve their neurophysiology requirements. The neurology department is able to provide comprehensive support and supervision for trainees.

Elective Position Descriptions

Hospital Information

Wellington is New Zealand’s capital. It is a “foodies” paradise, cultural, art, sport loving harbour city; a place you quickly begin to call home. Wellington has been named the fourth top city in the world to visit and it ranks 3rd in the Mercer quality of living ranking in Oceania; we also think it is a great place to live.

The hospital is a busy tertiary hospital with a broad range of medical and surgical subspecialties. We enjoy a close and positive working relationship with neurosurgery and neuroradiology.

Department Beds :
16 stroke and neurology beds including neuro HDU

Department Clinics
Daily clinics, including neurophysiology

Department Specialty Clinics
Movement disorders, epilepsy, TIA, headache

Department Meetings
Weekly departmental teaching
Weekly clinical review of patient(s)
Neuro immunology
Neuro genetics

Department Staff
Dr. Ian Rosemergy (Clinical lead, epilepsy and neurophysiology)
Dr. David Abernethy (muscle and neuromuscular)
Dr. David Bourke (movement disorders)
Dr. Jennifer Taylor (neuroimmunology)
Dr. Maas Mollenhauer (cognitive neurology and neuro rehabilitation)
Dr. Sarah Herdewyn (neuromuscular, MND)
Dr. Anna Ranta (Stroke lead and epilepsy)
Dr. Heidi Pridmore (concussion)
Dr. Desiree Fernandez (Headache)
Dr. Evan Joliffe (neuroimmunology)

Junior Staff Positions In Neurology

Trainee Responsibilities

Selection Criteria

Philosophy Of Training

Neurology Training In State

Other Information