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Individual Placement Description
Placement Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery
Year F2
Region North
Hospital(s) Dr Grays Hospital, Elgin
Main Duties of Placement

Ward rounds, care of inpatients, assisting in OT, covering A&E when on call, sometimes both for Orthopaedics & General Surgery.

Typical Work Pattern

Full shift, sometimes cross cover for General Surgery when on call.

Learning Opportunities



OT based.

MDT X-ray meeting every weekday in morning.

Participation in audits and M&M meetings.


Teaching as per Foundation teaching hospital programme and informal in MDT X-ray meetings, OT, A&E etc.

Unique Selling Points

Mostly direct supervision on wards, A&E and particularly in operating theatres.

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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