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Individual Placement Description
Placement Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery
Year F1
Region East
Hospital(s) Perth Royal Infirmary
Main Duties of Placement
  • Attend morning trauma meeting.
  • Clerk elective cases.
  • Carry out ward duties and write discharge scripts.
  • Attend pre-assessment/pre-admission clinics.
Typical Work Pattern

In every three weeks:

  • Two weeks of 08.30-16.30 and
  • One week of oncall 12.00-21.00
  • No weekends
  • No night shifts
Learning Opportunities
  • Audit presentations plus prize.
  • Trauma meetings.
  • Registrar teaching weekly.
  • Theatre.
  • Clinics.
  • Mandatory FY1 teaching.
  • Registrar teaching on Friday mornings.
  • Morning trauma meetings.
Unique Selling Points
  • Good experience with reasonable working hours and friendly staff.
  • Plenty of teaching at trauma meetings and some theatre time.
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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