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Doctor for a Day - UniMed

- UniMed are a team of passionate experts dedicated to helping students win a place at the UK medical school of their choice. Medicine is highly competitive, with over 74,000 applicants in 2016 for only 6815 offers; good grades alone are not enough to secure your spot at medical school anymore, with over 10 applicants for every offer.
- Work experience is arguably the most crucial part of the medicine application process – without any it is impossible to secure a university offer. Medical work experience is getting more and more difficult to obtain with tightening hospital and GP restrictions, so we offer GCSE and A-Level students the opportunity to be a UniMed Doctor for a Day and make their UCAS application a success.
- Learn real clinical and patient care skills virtually which you can use in your medicine personal statement and interviews to demonstrate a commitment to medicine, an understanding of NHS work experience issues, scientific knowledge and a realistic grasp of what a career in medicine entails.
- Learn:
o Patient care skills and history taking
o Reading x-rays
o How to manage unwell patient's, including diagnosis and treatment plan
o How the NHS is organised
o What the role of different doctors is and how they work together
o How to reflect on your work experience
- Cost: free
- Age Range: aimed at GCSE and A-level students, but all are welcome
- Duration: one day
- Date: Sat, 11 July 2020
- Time: 10:00 – 15:00 BST

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