Community obs and gynae placement.
Variety of labour ward, early pregnancy unit, antenatal clinic, GP gynae clnics, hospital gynae clinics, GUM clinics, theatres and hysteroscopy.
Also opportunities for other opportunities depending on interest - pelvic pain clinic, breast clinic.
Horton General Hospital, Banbury
John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital Oxford
Shaw Clinic, High Wycombe
Three local GP surgeries (Shipton under Wychwood, Shipston upon Stour and Chipping Norton Health Centre)
No nights or weekends. The daytime shifts may vary in length and start and finish time.
- 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 GUM/gynae clinics for assessments e.g. CEPs
- Use the clinical research fellows and midwives to enhance your learning
- Easy to get assessments done, plenty of time with GPs, nurses and registrars e.g. for CEPs and CBDs
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, GUM.
Practical aspects – lots of procedures and hands on experience available.
The chance to work in different GP practices and see how they vary.
Very relevant to GP as primary care centred.
Easy to take annual leave.
You can be doing gynae one day and then family planning clinic the next
Stay organised and focused to make sure you make the most of the opportunities!
This means there is lots of travelling to different places.
The details are correct at the time of writing but are subject to change.