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 F2 Plastic Surgery Largest unit in London with 15 consultants with sub-specialist interest hand surgery, ear reconstruction, oncoplastics, sarcoma, breast reconstruction, hypospadias and facial reanimation. Share of responsibilities with 9 other SHOs taking turns to do: Weekend on-call Weekday on call (one week each of Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu) Weekday nights Weekend nights Ward week (Mon – Fri 0800 – 1700; Sat – Sun 0800 – 1200) Week off post nights When not undertaking call responsibilities (i.e. on weekday on-call Mon, then no ward responsibilities expected Tue-Fri), then will be allocated protected time for theatre experience with SpR/Cons on elective/trauma list. On-call duty roles: Reviewing patients in trauma clinic with SpR Taking referrals for all of North London Seeing trauma patients in A+E Ward duty roles (only during ward week): Ward round daily Performing tasks requested by teams for post-operative elective/trauma patients TTA/discharge summaries Weekly journal club, weekly teaching and hand fracture MDT review. Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust Mr Stephen Hamilton As above As above 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.