Wide ranging experience of paediatrics.
Includes children's ward, paediatric clinics and baby clinics.
At JR it also includes some time on SBCU.
The Horton General Hospital, Banbury
One post is based at John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford
Standard working day 9am – 5pm (handovers 9am and 4.30pm)
Long shift 9am - 8pm once a week
Late shift 1pm – 9pm (handover) – one week in 8
Nights – 9pm to 9am – approximately once every 8 weeks. Nights are split into 4 nights and 3 nights.
Standard working day 9am – 5pm. Evening shifts 5pm - 9pm. Paediatric ED shift 4pm - 11pm
Weekend on call shifts 8.30am to 9.00pm
Nights 9pm to 9 am.
Regular teaching programme (consultant led, trainee led, x-ray, case presentations). Lots of bedside teaching.
Banbury - Opportunities to attend outpatients clinics - a whole week of clinics is part of the rota but which clinics you attend need to be self organised
Oxford - opportunities to attend clinics when wards well staffed so be organised
Oxford - one week of community of paediatrics, 3 days in neonatology including baby check clinics
Great grounding in general paediatrics
Opportunities to see a comprehensive range of paediatrics – very relevant to front line GP
Very senior led and lots of timetabled handover time
You learn something new every day. See and do as much as you are able to.
Good supportive team
Really friendly unit
Very approachable consultants
Lovely nursing team
Lots of teaching both formal and informal
At Banbury - No middle grade doctors, entirely consultant led
Winter can be busy, but still manageable
Steep learning curve in case of babies
Fixed rota makes swaps and study leave challenging at times
The details are correct at the time of writing but are subject to change.