|Individual Placement Description|
|Hospital(s)||Western General Hospital, Edinburgh|
|Main Duties of Placement||
Assessment of acute respiratory admissions including COPD, asthma and lung cancer. Also expose to CF admissions and ward attenders as part of the Scottish Adult CF service.
|Typical Work Pattern||
Monday-Friday shift pattern 9am-5pm and daytime weekends.
Regular opportunities for ward-based teaching. Experience of chest aspiration and chest drains.
Weekly departmental clinical meeting Tuesday lunchtime and FY teaching Thursday 1pm.
Respiratory meeting 1 hour per week. Hospital FY1 teaching programme 1 hour per week.
|Unique Selling Points||
FY trainees report feeling they belong to 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.|