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

Clerking acute medical admissions, going on consultant ward rounds (8am and 4.30pm), reviewing unwell patients, liaising with other specialties both within and beyond RIE.

Typical Work Pattern

This job is full shift, with blocks of day (08.00 to 18.00), late (16.30 to 23.00) and night (22.00 to 09.00) shifts.

Learning Opportunities

Teaching on ward rounds.


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

CAA teaching programme 1 hour per week (Fri).

Unique Selling Points

Assessing medical patients who are acutely ill, consultant teaching on ward rounds.

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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