North Central Thames Foundation School (NCTFS) Individual Placement Description - Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust (Royal Free 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 Renal Medicine w/ Transplant Renal Medicine w/ Transplant The foundation doctor will contribute to the care of renal patients in this busy department. They will be attached to a consultant who will be their clinical supervisor. There is also registrar grade cover for support. The work involved clerking, formulating management plans and reviewing patients. There is an active renal transplant programme and foundation doctors will be involved with the care of these patients. FY1s typically do 2 months with the medical team and 2 months with the transplant surgical team to provide a range of experience. This job provides excellent experience in renal medicine and surgery. There is a lot of formal consultant teaching which is excellent. Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust Dr O’Riordan The trainee will be assigned to a group of approximately 25 patients for whom they will be responsible together with more senior team members, including an SHO and a consultant. Presenting patients at multi-disciplinary board round. Clerking new patients & discharge (summary FU-Plans) patients. Daily assessment and day to day management of assigned patients, attendance at MDT Meeting. Management of pre and post op patients during surgery placement Daily teaching 0800 – 0900 including 2 week consultant teaching & one week morning report Mon: Teaching (0800 – 0900), Ward round, Jobs Tues: Teaching (0800 – 0900), Ward round, Jobs Wed: Teaching (0800 – 0900), Ward round, Jobs Thurs: Ward round, Lunch time x-ray meeting, jobs Fri: Teaching (0800 – 0900), Ward round, jobs On call requirements: 2 weekend on calls with cardiology team during 4 months. (No renal on-calls) The employer for this post is Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust – Royal Free Hospital. 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.