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Individual Placement Description
Placement General Internal Medicine
Year F1
Region North
Hospital(s) Aberdeen Royal Infirmary
Main Duties of Placement

Ward rounds, admission of unselected emergency admissions to GIM, planning discharges, participation in multi-disciplinary team meetings.

Typical Work Pattern

Full shift

Learning Opportunities

Ward-based meetings – weekly X-Ray meeting; weekly PG educational meeting; weekly hospital Grand Round; fortnightly journal club.

Quality improvement meetings.


As above plus deanery organised teaching.

Unique Selling Points

Close-knit team with opportunities for undertaking clinical audit and quality improvement projects. Very wide range of conditions seen. Cross cover with infectious diseases.

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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