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Foundation Programme:

All rotations are indicative and subject to change. Please note, from 2021 to 2023, the number of Scottish Foundation F1 and F2 posts are being increased. The main effect is that by 2023, 50% of all Scottish F2 trainees will experience a block in General Practice. Enhanced community exposure during Foundation training is part of both the recent UK Foundation Programme Review and Scottish Government Health Department policy. In South-East region this will mean that the mix of F2 posts available in each programme will change. All programmes will still have a variety of posts including Emergency Medicine, GP, Psychiatry, Medicine, Surgery and some other specialties. The exact mix of F2 posts in each programme will change over the next 2 years as the new posts are created and the programmes rebalanced.

PostLocation & Specialty
1

Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

General Surgery

2

Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

Respiratory Medicine

3

Western General Hospital

Gastroenterology

4

TBC

General Practice

5

TBC

General Practice

6

TBC

General Practice

7

St John's Hospital

Emergency Medicine

8

Victoria Hospital Kirkaldy

Emergency Medicine

9

Whyteman's Brae Hospital

Liaison Psychiatry

10

Royal Edinburgh Hospital

General Adult Psychiatry

11

TBC

12

TBC

13  TBC
14 

Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

General (Internal) Medicine

15 

TBC

All programmes are subject to change at any time between now and when you start your training.


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