|Individual Placement Description|
|Hospital(s)||Western General Hospital, Edinburgh|
|Main Duties of Placement||
Ward work, ward rounds, admitting emergency cases with established or possible infection.
8 weeks in Infectious Diseases.
|Typical Work Pattern||
1 in 5 evenings and weekends, plus HAN (usually 2 sets of 4 nights over 4 months).
Ward based teaching, vibrant education programme, consultant led unit.
Weekly foundation teaching (Tuesday), grand rounds (Weds), microbiology/radiology meeting (Thurs), unit educational meeting/lunch (Fri).
|Unique Selling Points||
Consultant led with daily consultant rounds, 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.|