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

Accompanying senior members of the team on ward rounds.

Ward work.

Discharge summaries.

Typical Work Pattern

Monday to Friday 9am-5pm with late shifts 2.15-9.15pm

Weekend cover on ward 204 is provided approximately once a month, working 8.45am to 9.15pm Friday to Sunday. There are also blocks of Hospital at Night.

Learning Opportunities

Weekly radiology meeting.

Weekly case presentations on a Wednesday.

Registrars are always available for discussion.


Hospital F1 teaching programme 1 hour per week.

Unique Selling Points

Very well supported Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm. Registrars available for support out of hours.

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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