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Individual Placement Description
Placement Paediatrics: Neonatology
Programme W18,W24
Year F2
Region West
Hospital(s) The Royal Hospital for Children Glasgow
Main Duties of Placement

Care of neonates in Special Care, Neonatal Intensive care at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital Glasgow. Routine examination of newborn infants prior to discharge from hospital following their birth.

Typical Work Pattern

Full shift, including night shifts totalling approximately 12-13 night shifts each 4 months.

Band 1A.

Learning Opportunities

Plentiful; dedicated teaching in addition to active hospital CME programme. Most trainees undertake and present projects during this placement.


Mandatory FY2 teaching undertaken by base consortia.

Bleep-free teaching each week.

Lunchtime CME Monday and Tuesday via telemedicine from Yorkhill and opportunity to attend general paediatric teaching on a Friday morning.

Unique Selling Points

Very well supervised post which will provide opportunities for presentations and publications to the motivated trainee. Good preparation for a career in paediatrics, GP or critical care.

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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