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Individual Placement Description
Placement Acute (Internal) Medicine/General (Internal) Medicine
Year F1
Region North
Hospital(s) Raigmore Hospital, Inverness
Main Duties of Placement

Ward rounds.

Ward jobs (IDL's, prescribing, addressing acutely ill patients).

Typical Work Pattern

Acute Medicine: Shift work including out of hours

General Medicine specialty attachment: Day shifts and occasional evening cover.

Two months in acute medicine receiving and two months in a general medicine specialty.

Learning Opportunities

Ward round based teaching, MDT meetings and opportunity to teach medical students.


One hour of FY1 mandatory teaching weekly.

Unique Selling Points

Your general medicine specialty attachment will be on one of the following wards:

•     Renal

•     GI

•     Endocrine

•     Respiratory

•     Stroke / Rehab Medicine

•     Geriatrics

•     General Medicine

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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