Clinical Attachments and Block Dates
Clinical Attachments are undertaken during Phase 4 of the curriculum (from the middle of year three onwards). The 2020-2021 block dates can be viewed here.
Students are attached to a specific hospital, where they are located a base ward and assigned to an individual Educational Supervisor.
Students undertake a series of rotating clinical attachments as follows (some changes have been made to the block lengths for 2020-2021 due to Covid-19).
|Child Health||5 weeks|
|Emergency Medicine||5 weeks|
|General Practice||5 weeks|
|Medicine||1 x 5 weeks and 1 x 10 weeks|
|Obstetrics & Gynaecology||5 weeks|
|Surgery||2 x 5 weeks|
Year 3: 1 x 5 week Medical Block and 1 x 5 week Surgical Block
Year 4: 1 x 10 week Medical Block, 1 x 5 week Surgical Block and 4 x 5 week Speciality Blocks
Year 5: 4 x 5 week Speciality Blocks