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Individual Placement Description
Placement General Surgery
Programme W25,W29
Year F1
Region West
Hospital(s) University Hospital Monklands, Airdrie
Main Duties of Placement

Theatre learning peri-operative care and airway management.

ICU ward rounds.

Surgical HDU managing post-operative pain and fluid balance.

Typical Work Pattern

Band 1b full shift rota. On-call is for General Medicine.

Learning Opportunities

Ward and in theatre.

Weekly departmental meetings.


Protected Tuesday lunctime and Thursday lunchtime.

Wednesday lunchtime Hospital Grand Round.

Monthly academic half day.

Unique Selling Points

Opportunity to become skilled at basic airway management and an introduction to advanced airway management. Plenty of opportunities to insert A lines and central lines for keen trainees.

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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