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Individual Placement Description
Placement General (Internal) Medicine
Programme W14,W15,W16
Year F1
Region West
Hospital(s) Forth Valley Royal Hospital - FVRH
Main Duties of Placement

Ward rounds, ward jobs; venflons, bloods, discharge letters, reviewing unwell patients.

On call cover of other medical wards.

Typical Work Pattern

Full shift including weekends and nights.

Learning Opportunities

Small amount of ward-based teaching.

Involved in weekly MDT.

Plenty of formal weekly medical teaching with opportunity to present.


2 hours per week FY1 teaching.

Opportunity to attend further medical division teaching 2-3 hours per week.

Unique Selling Points

Working as part of a team with consultants, middle graders, nurse practitioners and staff nurses with exposure to general medicine, care of the elderly and medical specialties.

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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