|Individual Placement Description|
|Hospital(s)||Stobhill Hospital, Glasgow, Marie Curie Hospice, Glasgow|
|Main Duties of Placement||
Day to day care of 15 hospice inpatients.
Daily allocation meeting.
Consultant ward round twice weekly.
Clerking elective and emergency admissions (2-3 daily).
|Typical Work Pattern||
Participation in audit.
Secretary for Doctors' Meeting.
Attendance at Palliative Medicine Outpatients and Community visits.
Experience teaching medical students (ward-based and in small tutorials).
Induction includes series of tutorials and assessment of opioid calculation.
Weekly multidisciplinary education (external speakers/journal club/complex case review).
Stobhill Grand Round.
|Unique Selling Points||
Wide exposure to physical and psychological issues affecting patients at end of life.
Opportunity to develop communication skills especially around sensitive issues e.g. DNACPR, place of care and prognosis.
|It is important to note that this description is a typical example of your placement and may be subject to change.|