|Individual Placement Description|
|Placement||Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery|
|Hospital(s)||Raigmore Hospital, Inverness|
|Main Duties of Placement||
Care of elective orthopaedic patients and trauma patients on the orthopaedic unit. There is a regular (twice weekly) ward round by care of the elderly consultant.
|Typical Work Pattern||
Rolling rota of full week receiving, week off, post take and elective ward cover.
Daily morning x-ray meeting, twice weekly care of elderly ward round, adhoc teaching on orthopaedic ward rounds, weekly teaching session by orthopaedic consultant.
One hour of FY1 mandatory teaching weekly.
|Unique Selling Points||
Working as part of a large orthopaedic team with a reputation for providing good training opportunities. Chance to manage patients with acute and chronic medical problems.
|It is important to note that this description is a typical example of your placement and may be subject to change.|