Innovative Posts

Innovative Posts

The Harlow programme offers five Innovative ST posts to the appropriate Trainees. They are Palliative Medicine, Women's Health, Dermatology/Rheumatology, ENT/Ophthalmology, Urology/Orthopaedics .

 


ENT/Ophthalmology GP STP post:

Workload & services provided:

  • 90% of workload for the General Practice STs will be OPD based.
  • The service is Consultant led service
  • The GPST  will be a supernumerary in the department
  • The GPST will be involved in the on call roster with the other SHOs
  • Each GPST post is done over a period of six months
  • Each ST will be shared in ENT / Ophthalmology department during the six months attachment.

Weekly Plan:

 

  AM PM Key learning objectives
MONDAY ENT Ward work/ emergencies ENT OPD with Mr Flower To learn the epidemiology of ENT outpatient activity, assessment & GP referrals
TUESDAY ENT OPD with Mr Amen St Margaret's Hosp. GP VTS Half Day Release As per rolling rota
WEDNESDAY STUDY ENT Ward / Emergency To gain confidence in dealing with common / important ENT acute problems / emergencies
THURSDAY EYE CLINIC Mr Vempali EYE CLINIC Mr Vempali To understand the criteria for referral & exposure to minor surgery
FRIDAY EYE CLINIC Mr Fawcett / Vempali PRIMARY EYE CARE To manage simple & common eye problems

 


Orthopaedics/ Rheumatology/ Urology GPST post:

Workload & services provided:

  • 95 % of workload for the General Practice STs will be OPD based
  • The service is Consultant led service
  • The GPST will be a supernumerary in the department
  • The GPST will be involved in the on call roster with the other STs
  • Each GPST post is done over a period of Six months
  • Each ST will be shared in Orthopaedics/ Urology & Rheumatology departments during the six months attachment.

Weekly Plan:

 

  AM PM Key Learning Objectives
MONDAY Orthopaedics Orthopaedics  
TUESDAY Orthopaedics GPSTP Educational session  
WEDNESDAY Urology Urology Erectile dysfunction clinic Or Urodiagnostic clinic 12.30 to 2pm MDT meeting Urology cancer discussion
THURSDAY Rheumatology Rheumatology  
FRIDAY Urology Ward/ Theatre Urology OPD  

 

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