|Individual Placement Description|
|Placement||General Adult Psychiatry|
|Hospital(s)||Western General Hospital, Edinburgh|
|Main Duties of Placement||
1. Psychiatric assessment of medical and surgical patients in a busy General Hospital with a range of specialties including Neurosciences, Oncology and Infectious Diseases.
2. Evening and weekend work in Acute Medicine in the Acute Receiving Unit WGH.
|Typical Work Pattern||
9am - 5pm work in department of Psychological Medicine.
Evening and weekend shifts in Acute Medicine on compliant rota.
Regular opportunities for ward-based teaching.
Daily departmental clinical reviews of referred patients.
Hospital FY1 teaching programme 1 hour per week.
Hospital Grand Round 1 hour per week.
Regular department teaching sessions.
|Unique Selling Points||
FY1 trainees report feeling they are valued members of the team. They also report excellent clinical supervision and training opportunities.
|It is important to note that this description is a typical example of your placement and may be subject to change.|