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Dumfries and Galloway

 Dumfries & GallowayCollege Tutor

Dumfries and Galloway

Dr Luai Khalifa






West of Scotland

Unit name

Dumfries and Galloway

Number of deliveries/ year

Approximately 1250

College tutor(s)

Luai Khalifa (luai.khalifa@nhs.scot)

Rota coordinator

Philip Dutton (Philip.dutton@nhs.scot)

Rota structure (tier 1: FY2/GPST/ST1-2, tier 2: ST3-7)

Daytime: one tier 2 doctor

Out of hours: one tier 2 doctor

Rolling rota working 1:3 weekends but trainees do not usually do nights during the week in order to maximise training opportunities. Usually trainees in ST4/5 work in this unit.

Main site and any additional posts covered in rotation (eg. For clinics or day surgery)

All care delivered from Dumfries General Hospital

ATSMs/subspecialty training posts offered.

ATSMs and subspeciality not usually offered

Specialist services.

Outpatient Hysteroscopy

Vulval Clinic

Menopause clinic


What day of the week is departmental teaching?


How to get there.

Leave M74 at junction 15 and follow the A701 until the Bloomfield Roundabout. Take the third exit and follow the A75 until you reach the hospital.

Top Five things you need to know.

  • Very friendly and supportive unit where all the consultants show a close interest in the wellbeing of trainees
  • Ultrasound department supportive of training
  • Lots of opportunities to get involved with teaching and training of students
  • Free accommodation provided on site with en-suite rooms and parking
  • Beautiful surrounding countryside with lots of walks, cycle routes and opportunities to see rare wildlife


This page was last updated on: 02.11.2021 at 10.04