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Excellent well ran department. would really recommend JCF/F3 role here. Self rostering is a game changer for ED rotas. 1/3 weekends. Great senior support.
Emergency Medicine
Northern General Hospital
The junior rota is terrible. You will find yourself drained out mentally and physically. Patients are nice, but can be difficult to get bloods and insert cannulas. Nursing staff in the ward aren't th
Manor Hospital
The most toxic unit I’ve worked in. Insecure and not overly competent consultants who hate trainees. The worst rota imaginable. Unfriendly. One of the consultants is racist beyond belief and no compla
Charing Cross Hospital
Very unsupported. There is a lot of really questionable decision-making going on and no real consequences. Any issues are ignored or swept under the carpet! Definitely a place to avoid !!
General (internal) Medicine
The Royal Oldham Hospital
Very demanding job for an F1. Good when supported but certain aspects of the rota are particularly unsupported for example when on call. Need to seek out further opportunities rather than them being p
General Surgery
St James's University Hospital
Shambolic department. Worst 4 month placement I've had to endure. Although the sense of teamwork was excellent and the registrars were very approachable, the patients were very sick and staying 45+ m
Derriford Hospital
Busy and sometimes chaotic job! Usually 18 patients, mix of respiratory and general medicine. Two consultants, who alternate between wards and clinic every week, one specialty doctor, sometimes an acu
Respiratory Medicine
St Mary's Hospital
Stroke Unit is a mix of stroke patients and general medical patients, usually around 50/50 (24 patients in total). Stroke side: Very good. Usually two stroke consultants (one local consultant and o
Stroke Medicine
St Mary's Hospital
This was an excellent FY2 job overall. The job is team based, so you are attached to a consultant and senior registrar. You are very much a “surgical SHO” in the sense that your rota is made up of c
General Surgery
University Hospital Wishaw
Busy job, most seniors are very friendly / supportive, you’ll learn loads if you want to. Overnight cross cover for neuro/stroke is tough but manageable.
Southmead Hospital
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