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    (Original post by TracyEmu)
    so I should state how long I have been volunteering since its not a waste of space?? is that what you mean?
    If it's long-term, I think it would be worth mentioning, since it would show commitment, dedication etc.
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    (Original post by Volibear)
    Pretty much what Forest Cat said. When you sign up to work in these places a big thing you're meant to stick to is confidentiality. Mentioning any names in your medical school PS isn't the best way to go. Plus it does take up valuable space.
    I think the OP was talking about naming the hospital or department itself, not individual patients. Surely this wouldn’t break confidentiality.
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    (Original post by 12ksmith)
    I think the OP was talking about naming the hospital or department itself, not individual patients. Surely this wouldn’t break confidentiality.
    Department, maybe. But names of the centre arent necessary.
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    (Original post by Volibear)
    Department, maybe. But names of the centre arent necessary.
    Yeah I understand that such names may not be necessary. But giving them wouldn’t break confidentiality.
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