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 )
Great opportunity to get your DFSRH and training in fitting coils and implants – these qualifications are useful for your CV and if you had to do them through the Family Planning clinic would cost a fortune!
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 as primary care centred.
- 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.