General Medicine WGH

Welcome to your 10 week Medical block at the Western General Hospital. During this placement, you will have the opportunity to carry out shifts on the medical ward with members of the multidisciplinary team.

First Day Arrangements

Please attend in scrubs and we will meet you in the Seminar Room outside Ward 26 at 8.45am.

Absence Reporting

In the event you are unable to attend for your shift, please contact Kelly Black on 0131 537 1728 or contact the ward area you are due to attend directly, on the contact numbers listed. Please do not leave a message if no-one answers, as we cannot guarantee these will be picked up. In addition to this, can you also please email


Main placement contacts

Johanna Hofer - Consultant -

Kelly Black - A&C Supervisor - 0131 537 1728

Ward 26 office - 0131 537 1828 (ask for an FY1 doctor)

Ward 27 office - 0131 537 2124 (ask for an FY1 doctor)