Obstetrics and Gynecology

Learning Outcomes

Job Summary

An innovative community obs and gynaecology placement.

You will spend time in a variety of areas such as:

  • Labour ward
  • Early pregnancy unit
  • Antenatal clinics
  • GP gynae clinics
  • Hospital gynae clinics
  • GUM clinics
  • Theatres and hysteroscopy.

There are also other opportunities depending on your interests, for example pelvic pain clinic & breast clinic.


Horton General Hospital, Banbury

John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital Oxford

Top tips for extra opportunities (e.g. teaching / skills )

Use the clinics for assessments e.g. CEPs

Use the clinical research fellows and midwives to enhance your learning

Easy to get assessments done


  • The wide variety of opportunities – means you can really make the most of the placement.
  • Covers a lot of different areas e.g. obstetrics, antenatal, general gynaecology, urogynae.
  • Practical aspects – lots of procedures and hands on experience available.
  • Very relevant to GP
  • Easy to take annual leave.


  • Keeping up with the chopping and changing between the different aspects
  • Stay organised and focused to make sure you make the most of the opportunities!
  • There is lots of travelling to different places.

The details are correct at the time of writing but are subject to change.