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Individual Placement Description
Placement Emergency Medicine
Programme W22
Year F2
Region West
Hospital(s) Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary
Main Duties of Placement

Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team in the assessment, investigation and management of patients attending the emergency department through illness or injury.

Member of hospital Trauma Team.

Typical Work Pattern

Full shift working pattern.

New deal compliant: Band 1A.

24 hour senior supervision.

Learning Opportunities

Continuous informal shopfloor teaching and education.

Wide variety of clinical encounters.

Weekly protected Consultant-delivered teaching.

Dedicated departmental website, hosting educational resources and presentations.

Ample opportunity for audit and presentation.

Bimonthly Morbidity and Mortality Meetings.

On-site library facilities available 24/7.

Excellent computer access for e-learning and online modules.


Continuous shopfloor teaching and education.

High quality induction programme.

Weekly protected Emergency Department junior teaching including Consultant-delivered Radiology teaching.

Bimonthly Morbidity and Mortality meeting.

Mandatory bleep-free FY2 teaching; 1 hour per week at lunchtime on Thursday.

Unique Selling Points
  • Excellent learning opportunities and experience.
  • Wide variety of clinical encounters including major trauma, paediatrics.
  • Full shift working pattern.
  • High quality teaching and education.
  • Excellent placement feedback.
  • 24 hour senior supervision.
  • Opportunities for Taster Weeks/locally organised life support courses.
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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