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Individual Placement Description
Placement Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery
Programme W10,W11,W12
Year F2
Region West
Hospital(s) Royal Alexandra Hospital, Paisley
Main Duties of Placement

Ward management of patients.

Pre assessment clinics.

1st on acute receiving.

Theatre and clinics when required/able.

Typical Work Pattern

Daytime working with 1:8 long day on call shifts.

HAN rota cover.

Learning Opportunities

Daily trauma meetings.

Weekly departmental teaching programme.

Journal club and x-ray meetings once per month.


Weekly teaching programme.

Unique Selling Points

Excellent exposure to busy trauma department and broad range of elective specialties. Good middle and senior level support.

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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