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Hospital Shadowing 1: My Worst Expereince with Blood

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When I started to prepare for my interviews I realised that the biggest hole that I could see in my application was that I didn’t have any experience of seeing doctors work in secondary care, or hospitals as most of us call them. 1,016 more words

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Medical School Interviews: Part 2 - Swansea

Where’s the nearest laundrette?! 

Ten days after my Newcastle interview I was driving down to Swansea. There was snow on the roads and my car’s windscreen wipers were barely dealing with the conditions. 688 more words

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Medical School Interviews: Part 1 - Newcastle

Today’s the day. All my preparation, the days spent shadowing, the current job I was doing, the hours practicing answering questions and the fresh hair cut I had yesterday was leading up to this. 689 more words

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Preparing for Medical Interviews

My application had been sent in the middle of October and now I had to wait to see if anyone was going to offer me an interview. 643 more words

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Three Parent babies Backed by Government to Treat Mitochondrial Disorders

The UK looks set to become the first country to allow the creation of babies using DNA from three people, after the government backed the IVF technique which involves replacing maternal faulty mitochondria with those of another woman. 450 more words

Measles and Mickey Mouse- outbreak of measles linked to Disney World. Should childhood vaccinations be made compulsory?

A measles outbreak in California has led to 59 cases being diagnosed in the USA, a country that was declared free from measles in 2000. Public health experts say the disease was probably brought to the amusement park packed with holiday tourists by a foreign visitor but it has… 903 more words

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Plain packaging for cigarettes has been agreed.

Making cigarettes less desirable is the most effective way of improving health in this country. The news that the Government is likely to introduce plain packaging for cigarettes… 318 more words