senior house officer


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senior house officer

An obsolete junior doctor post in the UK, which followed the pre-registration house officer year and precedes GP or specialty training. Under Moderising Medical Careers, the PRHO and SHO years have become Foundation Years 1 and 2.

The tenure of each post was usually 6 months and some posts are linked in clinical rotations to give a broader clinical experience; doctors intending to remain in hospital practice must obtain a higher diploma from a Medical Royal College before progressing to registrar level.
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Rasoul told the Trust he had refugee status with employment permitted, and had worked as a senior house officer from January 2003 to January 2004, which was impossible as he had not arrived in the UK until March 2003.
Hetold theTrust he had refugee status with employment permitted, and had worked as a senior house officer from January 2003 to January 2004, whichwas impossible as he had not arrived in the UK until March 2003.
The hearing was told the senior house officer paediatrician also persuaded seven female nurses to inhale the gas in what were described as "Entonox parties".
Dr Paul Carter, a senior house officer at the hospital at the time, also treated Sian after Dr Harji said she needed further assessment.
But the senior house officer diagnosed whiplash and sent him home with ibuprofen, co-codamol and an exercise leaflet for neck pain sufferers.
Laura (front left) and Charlotte present their cheque to (back, from left) Karen Bell, staff nurse Helen Hartnett-Barr and paediatric senior house officer Shiraz Thayat
She could not breathe but Georgina, postgraduate services administrator from the academic division, and Zak, a senior house officer in intensive care, spotted she was in trouble.
He graduated at Kilpauk Medical College in Chennai, India, and has worked at hospitals across the country, having begun his career as a senior house officer in Rotherham in 1998.
She was giving evidence, through a statement read out to the General Medical Council, into a hearing of misconduct against Dr Rahman, a Senior House Officer at the Royal Brompton Hospital.
One advert was for a Trust Senior House Officer, giving the impression it was a post for a senior house officer.
Dr Thomas Aust, senior house officer, told the inquest: ``When we realised the baby was in difficulty and his head had become stuck we gained the patient's consent to perform a caesarian.
Caroline decided she wanted to specialise in obstetrics and gynaecology and moved to a district general hospital in the south of Scotland where she spent 12 months working as a senior house officer.

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