The foundation programme in Edinburgh includes several surgical posts.
Within the South-East Deanery in Scotland, foundation doctors are distributed across 12 groups.
There are two main strategies for choosing which surgical posts to take in Foundation Years One and Two.
Basing your foundation years in Edinburgh will involve travelling to other hospitals.
It is not necessary to have done a large number of surgical posts to be selected for specialty surgical training.
This article was published on Feb 22, 2011