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Individual Placement Description
Placement Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Programme S5,S6
Year F2
Region South-East
Hospital(s) Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy
Main Duties of Placement

Outpatient clinics.

Assisting in theatre.

Assessment of obstetric triage patients.

Ward-based care.

Typical Work Pattern

1 in 3 weekends.

4 sets of nights in the 4 month block.

On call shifts are 8-8.30.

'Normal' days are 9-5.

Learning Opportunities

Departmental meeting most weeks on a Tuesday lunchtime.


Hospital FY2 teaching programme 1 hour per week.

Unique Selling Points

Good support from senior staff. Lots of exposure in outpatient care.

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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