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Individual Placement Description
Placement Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Year F2
Region North
Hospital(s) Raigmore Hospital, Inverness
Main Duties of Placement

FY2 doctors are expected to attend formal hand-over sessions at 0830 hours daily. Routine duties include ward-based activity in gynaecology and obstetrics and there are additional opportunities for attendance at gynaecology theatre sessions and specialist outpatient clinic sessions in both obstetrics and gynaecology.

Typical Work Pattern

12 hour on-call shifts are supported by similar on-call periods for Middle Grade doctors, who are also resident on-call.

Learning Opportunities

A formal department teaching programme is in place with weekly FY2 teaching at 0845 hours every Tuesday and general postgraduate teaching on Tuesday afternoons.


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

Unique Selling Points
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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