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Individual Placement Description
Placement Renal Medicine
Year F1
Region South-East
Hospital(s) Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh
Main Duties of Placement

Accompanying senior members of the team on ward rounds.

Ward work.

Discharge summaries.

Typical Work Pattern

Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm plus providing cover to the GI ward (205) at weekends (Friday to Sunday 9am to 9.15pm).

There is no Hospital at Night cover on this job.

Learning Opportunities

Juniors report very good learning opportunities.

There is a unit MDT on Wednesday for the chronic patients with organised audit groups and a monthly renal Morbidity and Mortality meeting on a Thursday.


There is renal teaching for junior doctors on Wednesday lunchtimes.

Hospital F1 teaching programme 1 hour per week (Tuesday).

Unique Selling Points

Consultants and registrars are very keen to teach. This is a very well supported job. 

No Hospital at Night commitment.

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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