F1, Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust

What programme are you doing? Breast and endocrine surgery, acute medicine and surgery, geriatrics
Why did you pick this Trust? Change from university area, proximity to Bristol and the countryside
What's the area like? Superb
What's the best thing about your Trust? Large DGH with high turn over of patients. Still with a community and friendly feel. Good opportunity for F1 acute medicine knowledge
And the worst? Not a huge amount of cultural diversity
What advice would you give someone about to start in your Trust? Become organised, plan holidays ahead, use your seniors
What's the typical patient profile? White, middle class, old
Describe your job in one word Secretarial

F2, Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust

What programme are you doing? GUM/Microbiology, General Practice, Medical Assessment Unit
Why did you pick this Trust? Location and reputation
What's the area like? Stunning city with fantastic open spaces and countryside
What's the best thing about your Trust? Small enough to get to know most staff reasonably well
And the worst? Hospital accommodation very poor
What advice would you give someone about to start in your Trust? Rent or buy in/near town to take full advantage of Bath
What's the typical patient profile? Substance abusers through to retired Sea Lords (Very broad)
Describe your job in one word Varied