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Sample weekly timetable for an O&G consultant

This page provides a specimen weekly timetable for  a consultant in O&G. 

Definitions:

  • CPD = continuing professional development
  • PA = programmed activity
  • SPA = supporting professional activity
Monday
Morning Patient administration (1 PA; direct clinical care)
Afternoon Operating major inpatient list (1 PA; direct clinical care)
Evening Free
Tuesday
Morning Audit (1 SPA; supporting professional activity)
Afternoon Delivery suite (1 PA; direct clinical care)
Evening Delivery suite 17:00–20:00 (1 PA; direct clinical care)
Wednesday
Morning Free or private practice
Afternoon Antenatal clinic (1 PA; direct clinical care)
Evening Free
Thursday
Morning CPD (1 SPA; supporting professional activity)
Afternoon Gynaecology outpatients (1 PA; direct clinical care)
Evening Free
Friday
Morning Ultrasound scanning, alternates weekly with teaching (0.5 PA/0.5 SPA)
Afternoon Free or private practice
Evening Free
On-call 1:9
Predictable (0.75 PA; direct clinical care)
Unpredictable (0.25 PA; direct clinical care)

 

Totals:

  • PAs: 7.5
  • SPAs: 2.5

Elsewhere on the site

Consultant job planning
Advice on supporting professional activities (SPAs) in consultant job planning
O&G consultant person specification
Sample person specification showing the minimum requirements for an O&G consultant post