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Individual Placement Description
Placement Gastroenterology
Programme W18
Year F2
Region West
Hospital(s) University Hospital Monklands, Airdrie
Main Duties of Placement

Care of patients with hepatic and gastrointestinal disease, also general medical admissions.

Ward rounds.

3 week placement in the Acute Receiving Unit.

Typical Work Pattern

Band 2b.

15 week rolling rota.

Usually on base ward.

Occasionally required to cross cover another specialty.

Learning Opportunities


Can attend clinics if time.


Protected Tuesday lunchtime teaching.

Wednesday lunchtime hospital meeting.

F2 days away teaching.

F2 clinical skills week.

Monthly academic half day.

Unique Selling Points

Opportunity to become skilled at managing patients with liver disease/failure and inflammatory bowel disease as well as other less common disease.

Plenty of opportunity for practical experience such as ascetic taps and insertion of ascetic drains.

Good teaching on ward rounds.

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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