|Individual Placement Description|
|Placement||Breast Surgery with Urology cover|
|Hospital(s)||Western General Hospital, Edinburgh|
|Main Duties of Placement||
Pre- and Post-operative care and management of complications.
Pre-op assessment clinics.
Assisting in theatre in various breast augmentations.
General ward work.
Acute urological emergencies.
Admissions from ARU.
|Typical Work Pattern||
Regular day: 9-5pm.
Late shift: 2-10pm (one week at a time).
2 weekends in 4 months: 9-10pm Fri-Sun.
Regular opportunities for ward-based teaching with registrars.
Departmental internal junior doctor teaching programme 1 hour per week.
Hospital FY1 teaching programme 1 hour per week.
|Unique Selling Points||
Two different specialities; experiences in both.
Good opportunity for practical procedures in urology.
Assisting in theatre.
Feel part of a great team whilst in the breast unit.
|It is important to note that this description is a typical example of your placement and may be subject to change.|