|Individual Placement Description|
|Placement||General Adult Psychiatry|
|Hospital(s)||Inverclyde Royal Hospital, Greenock|
|Main Duties of Placement||
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||
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.
|It is important to note that this description is a typical example of your placement and may be subject to change.|