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Individual Placement Description
Placement General (Internal) Medicine
Programme S8
Year F1
Region South-East
Hospital(s) Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh
Main Duties of Placement

Accompanying senior team members on ward rounds. Ward work, including discharge summaries.

Please note that time on ward 207 is split with time spent on the Combined Assessment Area (CAA). See separate CAA section for details.

Typical Work Pattern

One week of 8.30am-5pm days followed by 4 days of 2.15-9.15pm shifts.

There are weekends where ward cover is provided by the F1.

There is no Hospital at Night commitment on this job. See separate description of CAA post for shift pattern on that unit.

Learning Opportunities

The specialty doctor offers frequent ward-based teaching. There is a daily "business" MDT.

Teaching

The specialty doctor offers frequent ward-based teaching. There is a daily "business" MDT.

Unique Selling Points

The time spent on CAA is identified as a strong point in this placement.

Employer Information
It is important to note that this description is a typical example of your placement and may be subject to change.


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