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Individual Placement Description
Placement General Surgery: Colorectal Surgery
Programme S2,S4,S6,S9,S10,S12
Year F1
Region South-East
Hospital(s) Western General Hospital, Edinburgh
Main Duties of Placement

Experience in managing colorectal patients including wound assessment, fluid management and post-op reviews.

Typical Work Pattern

Rota 1:12.

2 X 4 nights shifts.

Learning Opportunities

Opportunities for ward-based teaching.

Opportunity for juniors to present cases etc.


Hospital FY1 teaching programme 1 hr/week.

Unique Selling Points

Busy job with good exposure to surgical management.

Employer Information
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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