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Individual Placement Description
Placement General (Internal) Medicine
Programme W22
Year F1
Region West
Hospital(s) Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary
Main Duties of Placement

Responsible for the day to day care of ward and medical inpatients.

Attending daily ward rounds.

Member of cardiac arrest team.

Rotate through Acute Medical Receiving.

Typical Work Pattern

Day, late and night shifts.

Cross cover for Medical Assessment Unit.

Hospital at night team on site.

Learning Opportunities

Hospital and department induction.

Dedicated, protected weekly foundation teaching.

Weekly journal club, grand rounds and lunchtime meetings as part of hospital CME programme.

Ample opportunity to undertake audit with presentation at audit and research evenings.


Mandatory bleep-free FY1 teaching 1 or 2 hrs each week (lunchtime Tuesday and/or Thursday) and opportunity to attend general teaching on a Friday AM.

Unique Selling Points

Very well supervised post. Excellent experience and training opportunity.

Opportunity to undertake audit with subsequent presentations and publications. Excellent preparation for a career in any medical speciality or general practice.

Onsite complimentary accommodation.

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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