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Individual Placement Description
Placement General Practice
Year F2
Region North
Main Duties of Placement

List of appointments: each appointment 20 minutes long. Some days "on duty" appointments that patients have booked that day as emergency appointments.

Typical Work Pattern

Daily Monday to Friday 9:30-18:00.

Learning Opportunities

Primary care problem cases seen every day; opportunity to ask for GP partners' advice and help if needed. Referrals to Hospital.


Morning management meetings. Plus 1 day a month FY2 teaching with other FY2s based in LIDGH or the Belford Hospital.

Unique Selling Points

Being treated like a GP despite only being an FY2. No nights or weekends.

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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