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Individual Placement Description
Placement Paediatrics: Neonatology
Programme E2,E3
Year F2
Region East
Hospital(s) Ninewells Hospital, Dundee
Main Duties of Placement
  • First on-call for NICU and Neonatal resuscitation team.
  • Responsible for postnatal baby checks.
  • Attend special infant clinc and conduct outpatient reviews.
Typical Work Pattern
  • Mixture of long days on-call, standard days on postnatal ward, float days and night shift.
  • More antisocial than typical medical rota.
Learning Opportunities
  • Several weekly meetings in department.
  • Weekly teaching sessions.
  • Grand round.
  • Peri-natal meeting.
  • X-ray meeting.
  • FY2 teaching as per delivered education programme.
  • Weekly in-house teaching.
  • Opportunities to teach medical students.
  • Weekly meetings.
Unique Selling Points
  • Excellent senior support.
  • Opportunities to develop confidence in handling infants and communicating with parents and various members of the MDT.
  • Good exposure to level 3 care.
Employer Information
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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