DIABETIC CLINIC

Venue: Caritas Group Practice Today I sat with the practice nurse in the diabetic clinic. I learnt about the regular checkups that patients must attend in order to mange and control their diabetes including eye checks and foot checks. I also watched her break the diagnosis to a patient that they now have diabetes. I…

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JOINT INJECTION & WORRIED PARENTS…

Venue: Caritas Group Practice Today was my first day at this GP practice. I observed a patient being given a joint injection and how the doctor explained the risks that the particular treatment could have on him. I also noticed how he explained that the treatment wouldn’t necessarily be successful as only some people respond…

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SHADOWING AN FY2 DOCTOR

Venue: The Surgery, Haslingden     In this particular Surgery there was an FY2 doctor on a placement, so I was able to spend a day with him to his approach to General Practice. It was definitely worthwhile and a great perspective to be able to spend time with a Junior Doctor and see how they…

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MY FIRST DAY AT A GP SURGERY 💼

Venue: The Surgery, Haslingden    Today, I went to a GP Surgery to gain some work experience. I was pleasantly surprised by this experience as I thought General Practice would involve the doctors engaging in a very repetitive role and would be slightly monotonous. However, I was very engaged during my time there no I…

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PATHOLOGY LABS 🔬

East Lancashire Hospitals Trust Work Placement – Day 1     Teaching Sessions with Year 5 Medical Students For my first session I attended a lecture presented by a Foundation Year 1 doctor with year 5 medical students on data interpretation. The students had to practise making diagnoses based on the values of different substances in the…

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MY FIRST EVER WORK EXPERIENCE! 👭👬

Primary School Work Experience     After School Science Club Dates: 11/13 – 12/13     Teaching KS2 Science Dates: 20/06/15 – 10/07/15 I helped organise and run a 6-week after school science club at a local Primary school which involved dealing with and dissecting various organs. I dealt with the organs maturely and safely whilst demonstrating them to…

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