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Individual Placement Description
Placement Neurosurgery
Year F1
Region East
Hospital(s) Ninewells Hospital, Dundee
Main Duties of Placement
  • Ward work.
  • Clerking elective patients.
  • Assisting in theatre.
  • Lumbar puncture.
Typical Work Pattern
  • Usually normal shift.
  • 1 in 3/4 weekends.
Learning Opportunities
  • Daily teaching.
  • Weekly MDT/radiology teaching.
  • Excellent opportunities to go into theatre.
  • As above.
  • Also easy to get to scheduled FY1 teaching as ward commitments not onerous.
Unique Selling Points
  • Great staff and theatre experience.
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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