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Individual Placement Description
Placement Haematology
Year F1
Region East
Hospital(s) Ninewells Hospital, Dundee
Main Duties of Placement
  • Daily ward round.
  • Clerk in elective/emergency admission.
  • Cannulations/phlebotomies.
  • Referrals.
  • EDDs.
  • Sign blood sheets.
  • Update ward list.
  • Request phlebotomies for next day (most patients require daily blood checks and valid G+S sample).
Typical Work Pattern
Learning Opportunities
  • X-ray meeting.
  • Morphology meeting.
  • Pathology meeting.
  • Mandatory MDT meeting (Tuesdays and Fridays).
  • Mandatology FY1 teaching on Wednesdays.
Unique Selling Points
  • Good opportunity for those interested in Haematology.
  • Good exposure to wide variety of medicine.
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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