|Individual Placement Description|
|Hospital(s)||Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy|
|Main Duties of Placement||
Consultant-led ward rounds, clerking and initial assessment of patients admitted as acute surgical admissions/ortho trauma.
Peri-operative patient care on wards.
Management peri-operative patients on call in conjunction with HAN.
|Typical Work Pattern||
Full shift rota on a 16 week cycle. Shifts include ward-based, acute surgical receiving, HAN,
MDMT and other speciality-specific meetings.
General Surgery teaching programme with rota'd FY1 involvement.
Ortho Trauma meetings.
General Surgery teaching programme with timetabled FY1/2 involvement.
Ward-based teaching Ortho/Gen Surg by specialist trainees.
Weekly grand rounds for whole acute division.
|Unique Selling Points||
Good exposure to broad spectrum of acute surgical specialities.
Good handover arrangements.
Good audit opportunities.
|It is important to note that this description is a typical example of your placement and may be subject to change.|