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Individual Placement Description
Placement Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Year F1
Region East
Hospital(s) Dudhope House, Dundee
Main Duties of Placement
  • Medical reviews of outpatients at Centre for Child Health & Young Person's Unit.
  • Routine follow-up appointments of specific patients, largely medication based.
  • CHOICE appointments (initial psychiatric assessment appointments for all new referrals).
Typical Work Pattern
  • Normally full day shifts at Dudhope House/Young Person's Unit.
  • Regular on-call shifts based at Carseview Centre.
Learning Opportunities
  • Team meetsing at Centre for Child Health.
  • Sit in on clinics with consultants.
  • FY1 teaching - 3 hours/month.
  • Regular meetings with supervisor with aim of discussing individual cases.
Unique Selling Points
  • Interesting cases/patients.
  • Interesting change from normal ward-based job.
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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