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Individual Placement Description
Placement General Adult Psychiatry
Programme W9
Year F2
Region West
Hospital(s) Inverclyde Royal Hospital, Greenock
Main Duties of Placement

Ward work.

Weekly general outpatient clinic.

Weekly addiction outpatient clinic and daytime and out of hours on call duties including emergency assessments referred via GP, A&E and CMHT.

Typical Work Pattern

Full shift.

Learning Opportunities

Internal Teaching – fortnightly (0.5 day)

External teaching – fortnightly (0.5 day)

i.e. 0.5 day formal teaching per week


1 hour per week formal educational supervision.

Ad hoc formal clinical supervision but general clinical supervision for advice etc. always available.

Unique Selling Points

Within the past 3 years the department has been awarded a certificate of Excellence in Training both in undergraduate and postgraduate training.

Due to the local configuration of services the FY2 is offered a range of inpatient and outpatient experience and exposure to a quantity and quality of acute assessments not often available in other psychiatry posts.

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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