Organising hospital work experience can be challenging for many reasons but in particular due to issues with your age and placements being worried about the confidentially of their patients.
If you have any family or friends with contacts in the medical field, try approaching these people to see if they could help you organise a hopsital work experience placement. The field of medicine they work in may not be the field you are interested in but this isn’t important. The most important thing is to learn as much as you can about medicine regardless of where you experience it.
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GP practices, hospitals and hospices are all fantastic places to carry out medical work experience. It is essential to be committed and dedicated during your placement.
Work experience in your local GP surgery is an excellent addition to any application. The medical professions are hands on and so securing relevant work experience is important.
The amount of work experience students will have is limited by practicalities; your experience will be predominantly limited to your holidays from school, and placement availability