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Individual Placement Description
Placement General Adult Psychiatry
Programme W9
Year F1
Region West
Hospital(s) University Hospital Wishaw
Main Duties of Placement

Inpatient psychiatric patients and exposure to community clinics.

Typical Work Pattern

On-call as part of general medical team.

One late working until 21.30hrs per week, and weekends worked 1 in 4.

No night working.

Holidays are pre-allocated.

Learning Opportunities

Teaching ward round on Thursdays.

Grand Rounds on Fridays.

Formal teaching may be on-site or at Hairmyres of Monklands Hospitals.


Mandatory curriculum teaching is on a Wednesday lunchtime and this is protected time.

Unique Selling Points

One to one teaching by Consultant Psychiatrist both within inpatient and community settings.

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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