Student journal

Medical students, recent graduates and doctors tell us about their lives during the COVID-19 pandemic in this issue of the MDU’s student journal Notes.

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Notes Spring 2020

27 May 2020

We’ve answered your coronavirus questions in this issue of the MDU’s student journal Notes.

Notes Winter 2020

19 February 2020

Do you listen to podcasts? They can be a valuable educational tool.

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Notes Autumn 2019

18 November 2019

In the latest edition of Notes, Dr Beverley Ward looks at some of the issues that might crop up for doctors in the dating game.

GP consultation
Notes Winter 2018

16 November 2018

In the latest issue of Notes, an aspiring surgeon shares her experiences of a rewarding placement in general practice .

Dressing professionally
Notes Summer 2018

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.

Travel planning with the help of a globe
Notes Spring 2018

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.

choosing the right path
Notes Winter 2017

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.

passing the baton
Notes Autumn 2017

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.

Notes Summer 2017

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.