North Central Thames Foundation School (NCTFS) Individual Placement Description – Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust (Barnet Hospital) Placement The department The type of work to expect and learning opportunities Location Supervisor(s) Main duties of the placement Typical working pattern in this placement Employer information F1 Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery with Orthogeriatrics The department consists of 7 consultants. Interests include spine, shoulder, hand, hip, knee, foot and ankle as well as revision surgery thus representing a wide variety of trauma and orthopaedic pathologies. The FY1 is mainly ward based, involved in the on-going care of patients in the unit both pre and post operatively. Other tasks include: assisting on ward rounds, documenting patient review and management plan, ordering appropriate blood tests and imaging, liaising with MDT members to ensure timely and safe discharge. If the wards are quiet, FY1s are encouraged to assist in theatre and attend fracture. Barnet Hospital Dr Joyti Saksena Daily trauma meeting, ward rounds, ward duties, clerking patients. Assisting in theatre/clinic. On-call duties include cover of surgical and urology patients. Daily trauma meeting at 8am. Usual hours 8am until 5pm Monday to Friday. On-call rota is shared with other surgical and urology FY1s. It’s one week of late on calls from 2.30pm 11pm; one week of A&E on calls from 11am-8.30pm and one week of vascular on calls from 8am – 4.30pm The employer for this post is Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust - Barnet Hospital. The post will be based in Barnet Hospital. Barnet Hospital is based in north London, providing general and specialist care to patients. The Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust runs three hospitals in London: Barnet Hospital Chase Farm Hospital Royal Free Hospital Across our three London hospitals, our vision is clear: to deliver world class expertise and local care. We combine globally recognised clinical expertise with local and friendly hospital care to represent the NHS at its best. Our mission is to be world class in terms of healthcare treatment, clinical research and teaching excellence. We aim to deliver and develop leading local healthcare in all three of our hospitals, to improve lives and help people thrive. How the Royal Free will achieve its mission We will achieve our mission by making sure that we have: Excellent outcomes, in our clinical treatment, research and teaching Excellent experiences for patients, staff and GPs Excellent value, by improving the efficiency and productivity of our services, and reducing costs Full compliance, meeting or exceeding all regulatory standards and outcomes we are set A strong organisation, investing effectively in our staff and infrastructure to make sure we are fit for future challenges How the Royal Free measures its performance In order to meet our aims, we want to ensure that our three London hospitals are in the top 10% of all healthcare providers for: quality of clinics and treatments medical research teaching and training new medical staff patient satisfaction and experience value for money It is important to note that this description is a typical example of your placement and may be subject to change.