|Individual Placement Description|
|Placement||General Adult Psychiatry|
|Hospital(s)||Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh|
|Main Duties of Placement||
Psychiatric risk assessment of patients admitted to hospital following self-harm.
Psychiatric assessment of medical and surgical inpatients.
|Typical Work Pattern||
Monday-Friday 9am-5pm, but with blocks of Hospital at Night duties and a small number of weekends on-call in the self-harm service.
Regular opportunities for ward-based teaching.
Weekly departmental clinical meeting (2 hours).
Departmental internal teaching programme 1 hour per week.
Hospital FY1 teaching programme 1 hour per week.
|Unique Selling Points||
FY1 trainees report feeling they belong to the team. They also report excellent clinical supervision and training opportunities.
|It is important to note that this description is a typical example of your placement and may be subject to change.|