|Individual Placement Description|
|Placement||General Adult Psychiatry|
|Hospital(s)||Dykebar Hospital, Paisley|
|Main Duties of Placement||
Ward management of patients admitted to acute psychiatric care.
Acute assessments of urgent referrals with the Intensive Home Treatment Team.
|Typical Work Pattern||
Full shift, currently 1 in 8.6.
Internal teaching at Dykebar (every 2 weeks in term time).
Journal club (every 2 weeks in term time).
Balint group for trainees (weekly; Balint is a psychotherapy informed group to allow discussion of challenging cases and experiences).
Internal teaching as above.
External teaching programme for trainees (alternates with internal teaching weeks in term).
|Unique Selling Points||
Varied and interesting post allowing an excellent introduction to psychiatry.
|It is important to note that this description is a typical example of your placement and may be subject to change.|