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

The work involves managing high-risk vascular patients who have multiple co-morbidities and there is excellent (supervised) exposure to critical care on the High Dependency Unit. Covering General Surgery when on-call ensures good exposure to common surgical conditions.

Typical Work Pattern

The FY2 job covers Vascular Surgery during working hours and both Vascular and General Surgery on-call (full shift rota).

Learning Opportunities

Formal educational opportunities include journal club, postgraduate meeting, X-ray conference and dedicated "bleep free" tutorials.

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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