Individual placement description

Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust

North Manchester General

Individual Placement Description

All information to be completed by the LEP.

Placement / Track 26 FY1 - Medicine Endocrinology
The department
The type of work to expect and learning opportunities / Admission, treatment and initial care of all patients admitted. The firm regards education as an important aspect of your work and you will be expected to ask questions and make suggestions on the ward round. You will not be expected to attend clinics except under very exceptional circumstances, although you may wish to do so as part of your training. In addition to the scheduled ward round, there will be, after every medical take, a consultant post take round. In exceptional circumstances this round may be undertaken by the Registrar. You will hopefully have experience of all medical interventions by the end of the post
Where the placement is based / NMGH
Clinical Supervisor(s) for the placement / Dr M Savage
Main duties of the placement / Typical ward round duties, carry out general ward work duties.
Typical working pattern in this placement / AM / PM
Mon / Ward-round / Ward Work
Tues / Ward-round / Ward Work
Wed / Ward-round / Ward Work
Thu / Ward-round / Ward Work
Fri / Ward-round / Ward Work
On call requirements
48 1B
Employer information / The Pennine Acute Hospitals Trust serves the communities of North Manchester, Bury, Rochdale and Oldham, along with the surrounding towns and villages.This area is collectively known as the North-East sector of Greater Manchester and has a population of around 800,000.
The Trust provides Accident and Emergency; Diagnostics; Medicine; Surgery; Specialist Services (HIV/ AIDS) and Women and Children’s services and operates from five sites:
  • Fairfield GeneralHospital, Bury;
  • NorthManchester GeneralHospital;
  • RoyalOldhamHospital;
  • Rochdale Infirmary
  • BirchHillHospital
The Trust employs8820 full-time equivalent staff and is the largest non-teaching hospital Trust in England measured by full-time equivalent staff. The Trust is proud of the career opportunities it provides through first class education, links with universities, a wide range of specialisms, cultural diversity and an environment of continuous support.

It is important to note that this description is a typical example of your placement and may be subject to change.