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Individual Placement Description
Placement General (Internal) Medicine
Year F1
Region North
Hospital(s) Lorn and Islands District General Hospital, Oban Lochgilphead
Main Duties of Placement

Ward rounds, A&E, ward duties.

Typical Work Pattern

Full shift.

Learning Opportunities

Microbiology, Oncology, and M&M meetings; evening Medical Updates via VC with RCPE; Wednesday PG meetings.


1 hour Peer teaching (every 2nd Tuesday).

1 hour FY1 teaching every Thursday via VC.

Refresher ILS and ALERT course.

Unique Selling Points

Good team skills.

Working directly with consultants.

A&E 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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