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

Ward-based duties; seeing GP referrals, ward rounds and jobs.

Typical Work Pattern

Day shifts 0830 - 1630.

1:4 weekends.

Learning Opportunities

Ward-based teaching and tutorials.


V/C to Aberdeen weekly and locally delivered sessions.

Unique Selling Points

Close working with consultants who are always helpful and easily accessible. Lack of middle grades gives many opportunities to perform practical procedures yourself. 

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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