Obstetrics and Gynaecology
The rotation consists of three months Gynaecology and three months Obstetrics attachments.
During the three month Gynaecology rotation, the SHO will be attached to a firm of two consultants and attend the relevant gynaecology clinics and theatre lists as well as work with the EPAU (Early Pregnancy Assessment Unit) and be on-call for emergencies who arrive through the Accident and Emergency Department. The on-call rota is a 1 in 5 during the week and a 1 in 6 weekends on-call.There is also an attachment to the Sexual Health Clinic.
During the three month Obstetrics attachment, the SHO works a partial shift system and attends ante-natal clinics. Alternating with ante-natal and postnatal ward work. Labour Award sessions consist of working a day or a night on the Labour Ward with supervision from the midwives and registrars.
During the six months in the Obstetric and Gynaecology department, as well as protected time for attending departmental postgraduate meetings - monthly perinatal mortality and audit meetings, weekly perinatal morbidity and Labour Ward review meetings. The SHOs are also very welcome to attend the Friday afternoon structured education programme for our specialist registrars in Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
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