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

Supervised management of acute paediatric cases. Involvement
in multidisciplinary management of chronic paediatric cases.

Supervised management of well babies and sick neonates.

Outpatient clinic attendance.

Related administration, professional development, training and audit.

Typical Work Pattern

Full time, alternating covering between children's ward and SCBU/Postnatal wards. Covering all after hours and weekends.

Learning Opportunities

Wednesday morning departmental teaching, with opportunity to give a presentation yourself during block. Welcome to attend registrar ward teaching on Friday mornings.


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

Opportunity to attend paediatric clinics on half days. Working closely with consultants. 

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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