|Individual Placement Description|
|Hospital(s)||Borders General Hospital, Melrose|
|Main Duties of Placement||
Consultant-led ward rounds every morning.
Two weekend shifts.
Seven days with Hospital at Night.
|Typical Work Pattern||
On call: 8am-4:30pm.
On call late: 2pm-10pm.
Pre-assessment clinic (includes jobs on ward in between patients): 8am-4:30pm.
7 nights with Hospital at Night.
FY1 tutorials every Thursday. Surgery grand ward round on Wednesday morning. Medical grand rounds at Tuesday lunchtime. Medical X-ray meeting Friday lunchtime.
Mandatory FY1 tutorials every Thursday.
|Unique Selling Points||
Working directly with consultants, working in a team with the other FY1s. In absence of formal medical referral, FY1s have quite a big role in looking after non-surgical patient issues so good
|It is important to note that this description is a typical example of your placement and may be subject to change.|