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In the latest issue of Notes, an aspiring surgeon shares her experiences of a rewarding placement in general practice .
26 July 2018
How you present yourself can impact how you are perceived by your patients, so it's important to look professional and dress for your role. Dr Kathryn Leask explains.
5 June 2018
Need ideas for where to go on elective? We asked our partners, The Electives Network, for the ten most popular locations, as visited by students who used TEN to help plan their trip.
1 March 2018
Careers consultants from King's College, Imperial College and Edinburgh University share some of the most common questions they are asked by medical students - and the answers they give.
2 November 2017
A good handover is key to patient care. Dr Ellie Mein explains how a clear and detailed handover can help to avoid errors and keep patients safe.
13 July 2017
Confidentiality concerns are a frequent reason for members to contact the MDU. In certain situations, a doctor's duty of confidentiality may be called into question.
13 March 2017
Medical students experiencing mental health issues often feel under-supported and reluctant to ask for help. A cultural shift is needed to address this stigma, says Dr Debbie Cohen.
24 November 2016
Be a high impact student while on clinical placement, but make sure you are standing out for the right reasons, writes Mr Jerard Ross.
16 July 2016
As a doctor, you're likely to face confrontational situations as a normal part of your working life. Dr Oliver Lord explains how to keep your cool when conflict arises.
20 May 2016
Dr Kathryn Leask looks at why professional practice is important to foster during your studies - and how to cope if your conduct is ever put into question.