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Individual Placement Description
Placement Respiratory Medicine
Programme S12
Year F2
Region South-East
Hospital(s) Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh
Main Duties of Placement

Mainly ward rounds and ward work. There are consultant ward rounds roughly twice per week. During the rest of the week the F2 undertakes their own ward round with registrar support as needed.

Typical Work Pattern

Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm with blocks of Hospital at Night Duties. The F2 also provides weekend cover on the respiratory ward approximately once a month working 8.45am to 9.15pm, Friday to Sunday.

Learning Opportunities

Weekly radiology meeting.

Weekly case presentations on a Wednesday.

Registrars are always available for discussion.


Hospital F2 teaching programme 1 hour per week (Thursday).

Unique Selling Points

This job offers the opportunity to take responsibility for patient care by doing your own ward rounds. This occurs in the context of readily available registrar support. There is also the opportunity to do practical procedures including pleural aspiration.

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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