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    anyone know any good places to call up/email?
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    (Original post by mez_merising)
    anyone know any good places to call up/email?
    A lot of hospitals etc. won't take you before you're 16, although you can always ask your local one(s)
    If people on here know anywhere, chances are it won't be near you though (definitely not suggesting you share your location).
    For now, see if you can find anywhere such as a care home which would take you on and then once you turn 16 you can concentrate on more clinical work experience.
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    (Original post by Lemur14)
    A lot of hospitals etc. won't take you before you're 16, although you can always ask your local one(s)
    If people on here know anywhere, chances are it won't be near you though (definitely not suggesting you share your location).
    For now, see if you can find anywhere such as a care home which would take you on and then once you turn 16 you can concentrate on more clinical work experience.
    cool, thanks for letting me know!
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    cool, thanks for letting me know!
    No problem
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    you can volunteer at a carehome or a chemist
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    This is the time where you should start looking at caring areas such as carehomes etc - just try and see if you like medicine.
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    You shouldn't worry about work experience until sixth form, seeing as most hospitals will have a minimum age requirement of 16+. It would be valuable to find some volunteering - some possible places are a care home, special school, nursery, anywhere which you can gain experience in a caring role. If you continue this the end of A levels then it'll demonstrate commitment. When you start your AS year, start contacting hospitals or GPs to see if you can get any experience. It doesn't matter if you don't, most of the medical schools won't have any work experience requirements, they just want to see you have experience caring for the disadvantaged.
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    (Original post by mez_merising)
    anyone know any good places to call up/email?
    Local gp
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    (Original post by khookie)
    You shouldn't worry about work experience until sixth form, seeing as most hospitals will have a minimum age requirement of 16+. It would be valuable to find some volunteering - some possible places are a care home, special school, nursery, anywhere which you can gain experience in a caring role. If you continue this the end of A levels then it'll demonstrate commitment. When you start your AS year, start contacting hospitals or GPs to see if you can get any experience. It doesn't matter if you don't, most of the medical schools won't have any work experience requirements, they just want to see you have experience caring for the disadvantaged.
    thank you so much!!
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    (Original post by Laboromniavincit)
    Local gp
    thanks!
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    Most have a minimum requirement of 16+ but in my work experience last year, I applied to a dentist and pharmacy (got the pharmacy job) and just work shadowed for a while lol.
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    thank you so much!!
    No problem! Wish you all the best
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    (Original post by mc_miah)
    Most have a minimum requirement of 16+ but in my work experience last year, I applied to a dentist and pharmacy (got the pharmacy job) and just work shadowed for a while lol.
    what did you do in the pharmacy?
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    (Original post by mez_merising)
    what did you do in the pharmacy?
    You see, I worked in a Pharmacy that runs a bit different to your typical walk in one. Ours worked over internet and provided monthly/weekly prescriptions foir those people who needed it. So for example, if NHS would diagnose someone with asthma, and say they needed a new inhaler every month, the pharmacy would deliver a new inhaler every single month for that person until the (compulsory) prescription was cancelled.

    But anyway, I work shadowed, separated pills into their following boxes and separated them into a system/timetable for certain people, check if the prescribed pills/medicine for the consumers were correct, sorted out boxes into shelves and other typical manual stuff. The pharmacy also had an eBay store, so I had to pack certain medicines into packages etc, total up costs and stuff. I also went out with the delivery guy and delivered packages/prescriptions to the customers.
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    When I was in year 10 I did work experience at a local GP surgery You could try somewhere like that or like a local pharmacy?
 
 
 
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