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Individual Placement Description
Placement Paediatrics
Programme S4,S6
Year F2
Region South-East
Hospital(s) Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy
Main Duties of Placement

Assessment of paediatrics and neonates in children's ward or neonatal ward. Routine baby checks on postnatal ward.

Typical Work Pattern

4 weekends on, 4 weekends off.

Learning Opportunities

Regular contact with seniors multiple times a day.

Departmental teaching 1 hour weekly.

NLS course.


Departmental internal teaching programme 1 hour per week.

Hospital FY2 teaching programme 1 hour per week.

Unique Selling Points

Attending deliveries with registrar back up.

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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