|Individual Placement Description|
|Hospital(s)||The Queen Elizabeth University Hospital Glasgow|
|Main Duties of Placement||
Daily consultant/SpR lead ward round; review and assessment of both emergency admissions and elective patients for pre-op work-up.
Theatre sessions with SpR as time/duties allow.
HDU OOH cover.
|Typical Work Pattern||
0830 - 1630 hours shift pattern (includes AM trauma round), on call "long days" 0830-2030hrs that comprises on call for admissions OOH of emergency patients and HDU cover.
Split nightshift cover for INS.
Ward-based teaching (ward round).
Once weekly teaching sessions timetabled.
Daily trauma round.
Neuro-oncology MDT/Journal club as duties allow.
As above; timetabled 1hr sessions once weekly (SpR lead teaching) and seminars in INS (consultant-led). Day release for compulsory FY2 teaching requirements.
|Unique Selling Points||
Unique opportunity to work in national centre for neurosurgery; wide variety of cases comprising emergency management and chronic diseases. Good clinical opportunities for practical procedures/clinical skills. Very well supported by senior SpR team for teaching/advice.
|It is important to note that this description is a typical example of your placement and may be subject to change.|