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    I'm about to start as next year and am thinking of applying for medicine at uni,
    Will it help that I've just gotten a role
    To do volunteering for a retail shop that makes money for a hospice ? If this is/isn't useful could you let me know, and if it is, why is it useful ? Should I focus on getting work experience at an actual gp/hospital/care home etc
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    (Original post by Sugarbabes)
    I'm about to start as next year and am thinking of applying for medicine at uni,
    Will it help that I've just gotten a role
    To do volunteering for a retail shop that makes money for a hospice ? If this is/isn't useful could you let me know, and if it is, why is it useful ? Should I focus on getting work experience at an actual gp/hospital/care home etc
    It's fine, but if you can get volunteering experience at the actual hospice or a care home, it may give you a better insight. The important thing on your PS is to write down what you learnt from your voluntary work rather than to just list down every single voluntary work/work experience that you did. If you can get work experience at a hospital/GP practice alongside this, that would be very good.
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    It's fine, but if you can get volunteering experience at the actual hospice or a care home, it may give you a better insight. The important thing on your PS is to write down what you learnt from your voluntary work rather than to just list down every single voluntary work/work experience that you did. If you can get work experience at a hospital/GP practice alongside this, that would be very good.
    Yeah I know that would be ideal but because I'm only 16 I'm not allowed to actually volunteer in the hospice itself according to the manager I have to be 18+, so yeah thanks I'll bear that in mind and I was just wondering whether about the validity, like is this bit of volunteering relevant at all to my
    Medicike application ?
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    (Original post by Sugarbabes)
    Yeah I know that would be ideal but because I'm only 16 I'm not allowed to actually volunteer in the hospice itself according to the manager I have to be 18+, so yeah thanks I'll bear that in mind and I was just wondering whether about the validity, like is this bit of volunteering relevant at all to my
    Medicike application ?
    Should be fine as long as you can relate it to the skills you learnt. A lot of my PS for Medicine wasn't directly related to Medical Stuff but it seemed to go down well.
 
 
 
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