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Individual Placement Description
Placement Emergency Medicine
Programme W11,W12
Year F2
Region West
Hospital(s) Royal Alexandra Hospital, Paisley
Main Duties of Placement

Initial assessment, management/resuscitation, investigation and onward referral or discharge of the wide range of adult and paediatric patients presenting to an Emergency Department.

Typical Work Pattern

Full shift pattern.

Staff will rotate between the departments at Royal Alexandra Hospital and Inverclyde Royal Hospital.

Learning Opportunities

Two day induction programme followed by weekly Thursday afternoon protected teaching sessions. Extended consultant shop floor cover providing excellent learning opportunities.


See above.

Unique Selling Points

High scoring on GMC trainee survey. Extended consultant hours in the department, 24 hour middle grade cover. Busy urban Emergency Department with exposure to large number of paediatric cases.

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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