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Individual Placement Description
Placement Emergency Medicine
Programme S2,S4,S5,S6,S8,S9
Year F2
Region South-East
Hospital(s) Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy
Main Duties of Placement

Assessment of paediatric and adult patients. Opportunities to manage true emergencies and minor presentations.

Typical Work Pattern

Anti-social hours.

Learning Opportunities

Regular contact with seniors multiple times per day.

Departmental teaching 1 hour weekly.


Departmental internal teaching programme 1 hour per week.

Hospital FY2 teaching programme 1 hour per week.

Unique Selling Points

Assessment of children and adult emergencies with immense scope to practice practical skills, with as much autonomy as you wish.

Employer Information
It is important to note that this description is a typical example of your placement and may be subject to change.

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