|Individual Placement Description|
|Hospital(s)||Western General Hospital, Edinburgh|
|Main Duties of Placement||
Outpatient (programmed investigation unit):
|Typical Work Pattern||
As FY1, 8:00-16:00, with occasional evenings in ARAU, and every 3rd/4th weekend in ARU. No Neurology out of hours work.
Lots of teaching:
FY1 teaching 1 hour weekly- all FY1s in hospital attend. Specialty-based teaching as above.
|Unique Selling Points||
Well supported, with friendly registrars and consultants who encourage participation in team.
Everyone becomes skilled at lumbar puncture.
Exposure to rare/unusual presentations of disease - very interesting.
Many opportunities to attend clinics.
|It is important to note that this description is a typical example of your placement and may be subject to change.|