With the UK having been under lockdown for over five weeks, we understand that many medical students have missed out on valuable work experience opportunities that most medical schools look for when you apply. We have made a logbook for you to download to help during this particular period, as well as our existing one if you have had any experience in the past. Here we have summarised the Medical School's Council's guidance, released April 2020. As most doctors are focusing o
Most medical schools ask applicants to spend at least at least two weeks gaining relevant work experience in healthcare; for most people, two weeks probably isn’t enough time to decide whether you really are picking the right career. I think one of the best ways to really gain an insight into what it’s like to work as a doctor is pick up a book - there are some amazing reads out there written by those working in healthcare that really showed me what I was about to embark on.
In our last post, we explained that the 2020 GCSE and A-Level examinations would be cancelled, due to the challenges that the COVD-19 outbreak has brought. You can visit our last post by clicking here. In UCAS’ most recent update, the government has requested that universities across the UK stop making unconditional offers, so that students will not feel pressured to accept them over the offers that you may actually want to take instead. UCAS has also decided that their deadl
We know this time is filled with a lot of anxiety and this sense of uncertainty can make many of us feel very uneasy. Trust me, you are not alone. As a doctor working for the NHS, going into work everyday, things are changing daily and we basically prepare for the worst but still take each day as it comes – because having too many expectations and plans whilst things are changing so much isn’t the best strategy. We’ve put together 5 of our best top tips will calm your mind an