|Individual Placement Description|
|Hospital(s)||Royal Cornhill Hospital, Aberdeen|
|Main Duties of Placement||
Psychiatric assessment and management of general hospital inpatients who are identified or suspected to have a mental health problem; liaison with other psychiatric services and onward referral if appropriate. Two months spent in general adult liaison psychiatry and two months in old age liaison psychiatry.
|Typical Work Pattern||
Normal working hours: Mo – Fri, 9-5.
Trainees are encouraged to attend, during term time, a weekly case conference and journal club at Royal Cornhill Hospital. They will work closely with other team members and participate in weekly MDT meetings.
Attendance at weekly FY1 teaching sessions.
|Unique Selling Points||
The FY1 trainee will work within a small team of experienced psychiatric practitioners (nurses, doctors) who will provide close supervision and teaching. We see a large range of psychiatric problems from the organic to the functional end of the spectrum.
|It is important to note that this description is a typical example of your placement and may be subject to change.|