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Individual Placement Description
Placement Endocrinology and Diabetes
Programme W12,W24
Year F2
Region West
Hospital(s) Glasgow Royal Infirmary
Main Duties of Placement

Acute medical receiving.

Regular ward rounds and continuing inpatient care.

Outpatient clinics in general medicine, diabetes (types 1 and 2) and general endocrinology.

Typical Work Pattern

Full shift, early or late, and hospital at night team.

Learning Opportunities

Ward-based teaching.

Unit meetings twice weekly.

Hospital grand rounds and opportunities to sit in on other specialty clinics.


Mandatory FY2 teaching one full day per 4 month block.

Unique Selling Points

University teaching hospital with exposure to full range of diabetes and endocrine problems.

Work within combined medical/specialist wards.

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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