|Individual Placement Description|
|Main Duties of Placement||
Clinics varying from 20-30 minutes seeing a variety of patients. Oncall duties involving phone encounters and house calls.
|Typical Work Pattern||
Full shift, but half days off once a week and for teaching purposes.
Lots of opportunities to learn. The GP surgeries which you do on your own (always with a supervisor if any questions/concerns) give an excellent opportunity to see a variety of patients from different backgrounds as well as a variety of medical conditions. This allows you to improve on not only your diagnostic and management skills but your consultation skills.
Teaching with individual tutor takes place once a week where they sit in with 3-5 consultations and give direct visualised feedback on performance.
|Unique Selling Points||
Allows the chance to see hundreds of patients on your own (although fully supported). Allows your range of experience to improve and improve your consultations skills/diagnostic and management skills. Easy to attend FY2 teaching. Allows you to have in-depth interaction with patients and work closely with nursing and administration staff.
|It is important to note that this description is a typical example of your placement and may be subject to change.|