Projects & Competitions for Aspiring Medics

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The Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) have launched a free online interactive video platform - Observe GP – to allow aspiring medics to gain insights into general practice from anywhere in the UK, regardless of geography or family networks.

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This course provides a 'virtual' work experience for those looking to apply to medical school. You will be introduced to the NHS before exploring the roles and skill sets of six different medical specialists. Along the way, you will also consider some of the challenges and wider issues doctors face.

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Town Street
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Together we can renew and regenerate our communities to create a better Britain from the crisis. We are committed to helping the thousands of organisations that are at the heart of our communities – the sports clubs, the arts and culture institutions, and charities.

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Be there when a lonely older person needs to talk. Be part of your community and provide vital support for older residents.  Whatever you choose to do, and however much time you have to give, you'll be making an incredible difference for older people at a time in their lives when they need help the most.

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Senior Man Working from Home
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Call companions make regular telephone calls to lonely and isolated older people providing a lifeline of friendship.  The regular chat and companionship offers a vital link with the outside world. Over time, call companions and the older person they are paired with will get to know each other well.

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The NHS is a unique health care system placed above the Royal Family and the BBC as a source of national pride. But how much do you know about the history of the NHS and how it all works and fits together? What will it look like in the future?

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It is a great idea to enter a competition in an area that you enjoy or are good at whilst at school. If you win or are placed this is excellent, but even if you don’t it demonstrates commitment, interest, drive and immediately differentiates you from others. It also looks good on your UCAS form. 

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