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Individual Placement Description
Placement Urology
Year F1
Region East
Hospital(s) Ninewells Hospital, Dundee, Perth Royal Infirmary
Main Duties of Placement
  • Attending ward rounds at 8am each morning.
  • Arranging investigations, consultations, etc.
  • Admitting and discharging patients using the electronic discharge document.
  • Ward round at 5pm each evening.
Typical Work Pattern
  • Weeks of full days interspersed with early and late shifts.
  • Usually two weeks of nights covering the surgical floor and being on the Hospital at Night team.
Learning Opportunities
  • Registrars lead ward-based teaching.
  • FY1 teaching as per delivered education programme.
Unique Selling Points
  • Very supportive staff from consultants to nursing staff.
  • Very pleasant and valuable 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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