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Individual Placement Description
Placement Geriatric Medicine
Year F2
Region North
Hospital(s) Raigmore Hospital, Inverness
Main Duties of Placement
  • Daily ward round on 25-bedded ward.
  • Weekly Clinic.
  • Weekly Multidisciplinary Meeting.
  • 4 month block split between 8 weeks on ward and 8 weeks on full shift medical receiving duties.


Typical Work Pattern

Standard day 9 to 5.

Participation in medical on-call rota (full shift).


Learning Opportunities

Ward teaching and MDT's.


1 full day per month group teaching including facilitated case based discussion, mandatory for FY2 trainees in Inverness. 

Unique Selling Points

Dedicated care of the elderly ward.

Introduction to comprehensive geriatric assessment.


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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