|Individual Placement Description|
|Hospital(s)||Western General Hospital, Edinburgh|
|Main Duties of Placement||
Admitting emergency cases with established or possible infection.
4 months in Infectious Diseases.
|Typical Work Pattern||
1 in 5 evenings and weekends, plus Hospital at Night (usually 2 sets of 4 nights over 4 months). Night shifts include cross cover for Neurology and Neurosurgery.
Vibrant education programme.
Weekly foundation teaching (Tuesday), grand rounds (Wednesdays), Microbiology/radiology meeting (Thursday), Unit educational meeting/lunch (Friday).
|Unique Selling Points||
Consultant-led with easily accessible consultants and consultant rounds most days.
Small friendly unit.
Opportunity to see HIV, tropical and community-acquired infection.
|It is important to note that this description is a typical example of your placement and may be subject to change.|