|Individual Placement Description|
|Placement||Palliative Medicine, Haematology and Oncology|
|Hospital(s)||Borders General Hospital, Melrose|
|Main Duties of Placement||
Palliative care ward round and jobs. Day oncology patient medical reviews in the Borders Macmillan Centre. Team meetings. Option to join haematology ward rounds and meetings.
|Typical Work Pattern||
As per teaching below. Opportunities to witness and perform procedures e.g. ascitic taps and bone marrow aspiration.
Weekly teaching, journal club, XR meeting and teaching on ward rounds.
|Unique Selling Points||
Good mixture of clinical roles. Close long-term interaction with small number of patients. Working closely with specialist consultants. Interesting specialist fields. Quite high degree of responsibility/autonomy.
|It is important to note that this description is a typical example of your placement and may be subject to change.|