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

Daily surgeries, involvement with house visits, phone consultations, sessions with wider primary care team, prescription management.

Typical Work Pattern

Standard 40 hour week.

Learning Opportunities

This will vary practice to practice, but opportunities may include supervised surgeries, shared consulting, Practice educational meetings, and integration of supervised learning events.


1 day per month FY2 teaching. This takes the form of curriculum-based teaching followed by facilitated small group case-based discussions.

Unique Selling Points

Named clinical supervisor while in post who will work closely with the trainee in order to develop general practice skills.  Specific focus is given to communication skills and holistic patient care.  Patients may “come through the door” with any clinical problem, in the context of care from the cradle to the grave.

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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