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Individual Placement Description
Placement General Adult Psychiatry
Programme S4
Year F2
Region South-East
Hospital(s) Herdmanflatt Hospital, Haddington
Main Duties of Placement

This post includes direct care of inpatients in a busy admission ward and community care of patients with IHTT and CMHT.

Typical Work Pattern

The daytime duties are Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.  There is a 1 in 8 on-call rota covering East Lothian and Midlothian.

Learning Opportunities

There are considerable opportunities for learning, including weekly inpatient ward rounds, weekly CMHT meetings, and direct 1:1 supervision with the Consultant.


Mandatory teaching takes place each Monday at the Royal Edinburgh Hospital.

Unique Selling Points

It is a very popular attachment because of the wide variety of clinical settings, from acute inpatient to GP surgery.

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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