My medical elective: Part 1 – Melbourne, Australia

The medical elective. It’s been around in British medical curricula since the 1970s and has been a great source of adventure for many a medical student. Whilst the GMC do not have specific criteria for what must be accomplished during a medical elective, students can pursue anything from clinical placements to volunteering, with many choosing … More My medical elective: Part 1 – Melbourne, Australia

Team Uganda

Last year S.A.L.V.E International ran a project alongside the University of Manchester called ‘Team Uganda’. Fourteen students across all years and subjects headed to Uganda in order to carry out community projects which aimed to help homeless children in Jinja, one of Uganda’s largest cities. Second year Medical student, Joe Pursey was one of the … More Team Uganda

Using my time as a student to tackle worldwide problems

“Take us for the wrong thing, that’s dangerous to do. When you really need us, we could stop working for you” is how the antibiotic resistance advert goes, but perhaps the dancing pills don’t quite emphasise just how serious reckless antibiotic use is. Up step medical student, Clarissa Hemmingsen, who has a supreme knowledge base … More Using my time as a student to tackle worldwide problems