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Individual Placement Description
Placement Urology
Year F2
Region North
Hospital(s) Aberdeen Royal Infirmary
Main Duties of Placement

FY2 doctors' duties in Urology:

  • Clerking in patients
  • Taking part in pre-assessment clinics
  • Daily ward rounds
  • Requesting investigations
  • Acting on results as appropriate
  • Chasing results of investigations
  • Circulating operating lists
  • Attending to emergencies e.g. renal colic and acute retention
  • Occasionally attending to queries from GPs or other wards
  • Attending theatre if time allows
  • On-call commitments as per timetable
  • Cross cover with ENT, Plastics, Neurology, Neuro-surgery and Urology
  • Writing patients' discharge letters (the flimsy)
Typical Work Pattern
Learning Opportunities

2x 2hr monthly mandatory teaching for FY2 trainees.

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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