|Individual Placement Description|
|Hospital(s)||Western General Hospital, Edinburgh|
|Main Duties of Placement||
General medical care of inpatients in Edinburgh Cancer Centre, including attending ward rounds, daily reviews of patients and clerking elective and emergency admissions.
Out-of-hours cover of the wards.
Occasional member of hospital cardiac arrest team.
|Typical Work Pattern||
Shift pattern varies between 0900-1730, 0900-1900 and 1400-2200 on weekdays and 0900-2130 on weekends.
Nightshift cross cover with Haematology.
Formal teaching (weekly F2 teaching and weekly Oncology SHO teaching) and opportunistic learning on the wards.
Optional attendance at outpatient clinics and radiotherapy planning suite if rota allows.
Hospital F2 teaching 1 hour per week.
Oncology SHO teaching 1 hour per week.
|Unique Selling Points||
Opportunity to interact with and observe patients receiving chemotherapy/radiotherapy.
Given responsibility for reviewing inpatients with good support from registrars and consultants.
Opportunities for clinical audits.
|It is important to note that this description is a typical example of your placement and may be subject to change.|