Month: August 2017

MMI Example Scenario – Communication skills

Angry Parent A&E Imagine you’re a doctor and a parent brings their child into A&E. The current waiting time is more than an hour, and they are angry that the wait is so long. How do you deal with this situation? Background: This is a very common situation – the NHS has a maximum waiting …

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“No news is good news”

This motto, passed on year after year by medical students to those applying, is one that helped to keep us all somewhat sane during what can often be a stressful process. I think the scariest part of applying to university isn’t the application itself but not knowing whether or not you’ll be accepted, or – …

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Elliot is a St George’s graduate currently working as an F1 Doctor in East London. As the first in his family to apply to university, Elliot is well aware of the barriers that can be faced in trying to get to medical school. He is passionate about widening access to medicine for underrepresented groups.
 He was the representative for St George’s on the BMA Medical Students Committee, and has done lots of work with local schools and colleges to raise awareness of medicine as a career, as well as working on admissions policies with the widening participation team St George’s. Elliot is part of the @BecomingaDr outreach team and National Health Careers Conference Team.