|Individual Placement Description|
|Placement||Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery|
|Hospital(s)||Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh|
|Main Duties of Placement||
Ward rounds and jobs that they generate.
Morning trauma meetings.
|Typical Work Pattern||
The rota is pretty generous with some hard weeks followed by lots of time off; a good mix. Typical day is 8-5. Long days are 8am-8.30pm. Admitting shifts are 9am-9.30pm.
Ward-based teaching sometimes.
Lunchtime teaching from STs. Also an opportunity to give your own presentations to peers and seniors.
|Unique Selling Points||
Working on the wards and getting to see and treat some potentially sick older patients.
|It is important to note that this description is a typical example of your placement and may be subject to change.|