The postings you may be assigned will be in a variety of disciplines.Sailing on Caldecotte Lake
The Holy Grail! The light at the end of the tunnel! General Practice is what you are working towards, so enjoy it!
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General Medicine is an excellent post which will give you a good and broad foundation for managing patients in General Practice.
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Emergency Departments are similar to GP Surgeries as patients see them both as the front doors by which they can access healthcare. This post will help you deal confidently with a diverse mix of patients and problems, often making important decisions about patient-care under time pressure.
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Orthopaedics can be a useful post to do if you approach it it in right way. Look for learning opportunities and whenever possible, ways to link what you're learning relevant to Primary Care.
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With external ear problems the most common reason for presentation to the GP in adults and otitis media the commonest in the 0-4 age group, a large proportion of GP consultations will centre around ENT related problems. Take advantage of this post to get a good grasp of both diagnosis and management.
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30% of patients on a GP's list will have a mental health problem and 90% of these mental health problems are managed exclusively in General Practice. This post will help you develop the knowledge and skills to manage these patients well in a primary care setting, as well as identifying those who need referral.
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Campbell Park - nowhere in Milton Keynes is more than half a mile from a green spaceWomen-specific health problems account for 25% of a GPs time, so the time you invest in learning during this post will pay dividends later in your career.
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On average children age 4 and under visit their GP 6 times a year. While they often present with minor illnesses, being able to identify those who are seriously unwell is crucial.
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