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Individual Placement Description
Placement Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Programme W9,W10,W11,W12
Year F2
Region West
Hospital(s) Royal Alexandra Hospital, Paisley
Main Duties of Placement

Care of women antenatally, postnatally and intrapartum with both inpatient and outpatient activity.

Management and care of emergency and elective gynaecology patients.

Attendance at gynaecology outpatient clinics.

Typical Work Pattern

Full shift with night duties for obstetrics.

Hospital at night team for ward-based gynaecology problems after 11pm.

Learning Opportunities

Clinical teaching in acute and outpatient settings.

Close supervision by seniors.

Weekly hospital-based postgraduate lunchtime meetings.


Mandatory departmental teaching Friday lunchtime.

Weekly CTG discussion.

DRCOG tutorials.

Unique Selling Points

Exposure to broad range of obstetric and gynaecology problems with several sub-specialities covered. As it is a medical and surgical specialty, good basis for several career options.

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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