General Practice Work Experience at Boundaries Surgery, Four Marks (7th and 9th July 2015)

I was able to arrange two days of work experience with Boundaries Surgery at Four Marks in Hampshire. In my time there, I shadowed Dr Liz Hughes, Dr Kate Smeaton, Dr Phil West, and Nurse Hazel Cox. General practice is by no means the sedentary job that it is sometimes portrayed to be. I noted… Continue reading General Practice Work Experience at Boundaries Surgery, Four Marks (7th and 9th July 2015)

HIV Clinic Work Experience in a London Teaching Hospital (6th July 2015) (Names removed for reasons of confidentiality)

Out of pure serendipity, I came in contact with an acquaintance who works at a London teaching hospital HIV clinic. After we had exchanged a few emails in which I stressed my enthusiasm for medicine, she kindly invited me to have a day of work experience with her. During the day, we saw fifteen African patients, twelve of… Continue reading HIV Clinic Work Experience in a London Teaching Hospital (6th July 2015) (Names removed for reasons of confidentiality)

Royal Marsden Work Experience (31st March and 1st April, 8th and 9th July, 6th August 2015)

Earlier this year, I was very kindly offered some work experience by an eminent ENT surgeon, Mr Peter Rhys-Evans, who works at the Royal Marsden in London. From this, I learnt much about the anatomy of the neck and development of cancer, in addition to the non-scientific skills required for medicine, such as communication and… Continue reading Royal Marsden Work Experience (31st March and 1st April, 8th and 9th July, 6th August 2015)