|Individual Placement Description|
|Placement||Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery|
|Hospital(s)||Woodend Hospital, Aberdeen|
|Main Duties of Placement||
F2 trainees will be attached to the elective orthopaedic unit on the Woodend site for 4 months. They will work closely with one or two consultants during their attachment.
|Typical Work Pattern||
The on-call rota is approved as compliant and is 1 in 9 at present with an afternoon off following a night resident on-call.
There is a well-staffed library with Internet access. There will be opportunity to learn surgical skills appropriate to experience, to attend orthopaedic outpatient clinics held on site and to participate in pre-operative and post-operative surgical cares.
There is a weekly arthroplasty audit meeting where F2 trainees can present cases, Friday afternoon bleep-free postgraduate orthopaedic teaching and a specific course of weekly tutorials for F2 doctors.
|Unique Selling Points|
|It is important to note that this description is a typical example of your placement and may be subject to change.|