A large district general hospital based in Ipswich. The surgical department includes Colorectal, UGI (benign, no malignancies or bariatrics), Breast and Vascular surgery. Highly rated general surgical unit from previous registrar trainees, in particular ST3 and ST4s.
On call commitments include 24 hour shifts (8 am to 5 pm covering emergency theatre lists only and then new admissions as well from 5 pm to 8 am). There is a second registrar who covers the ward and new admissions (8 am to 5 pm). Individual overnight on call rooms are available for registrars on call.