Clinical Surgery

Foundation Programme

The foundation programme in Edinburgh includes several surgical posts.

Foundation Year Groups

Within the South-East Deanery in Scotland, doctors in the foundation years are distributed across 12 groups.

Choosing a Surgical Post

There are two main strategies for choosing which posts to take in Foundation Years One and Two.

Surgical Posts in Edinburgh

Basing your foundation years in Edinburgh will involve travelling to other hospitals.

Selection for Specialty Training

It is not necessary to have done a large number of surgical posts to be selected for specialty surgical training.