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Individual Placement Description
Placement Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Programme W22
Year F2
Region West
Hospital(s) Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary
Main Duties of Placement

Responsible for the day to day care of O&G inpatients.

Participation at outpatient clinics.

Assisting in theatre.

On call for O&G receiving.

Typical Work Pattern

Full shift.

1 in 5 weekends on call.

Floating week.

Overnight cross cover of paediatric services shared with paediatric trainees.

Learning Opportunities

Hospital and department induction.

Dedicated, protected weekly foundation teaching.

Twice weekly departmental teaching.

Excellent computer access for e-learning and online modules.

On-site library.

Weekly journal club, grand rounds and lunchtime meetings as part of hospital CME programme.

Ample opportunity to undertake audit with presentation at audit and research evenings.


Bleep free weekly FY2 teaching (Thursday lunchtime) and opportunity to attend general teaching on a Friday morning.

Weekly half day protected teaching.

Monthly Mortality and Morbidity meetings.

Unique Selling Points

Very well supervised and supported post.

Excellent experience and training opportunity.

Opportunity to undertake audit with subsequent presentations and publications.

Excellent preparation for any medical career.

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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