Coronavirus and student electives

Advice for students planning or changing an elective

Due to uncertainty by many medical students regarding their elective as a result of the current virus outbreak, The Electives Network (TEN) are experiencing an unprecedented high volume of queries.

We are also aware that a number of universities have already cancelled their elective programmes. We advise students planning an elective to contact their university in the first instance for guidance.

MDU indemnity for your elective

If you have told us about an elective and your plans change due to the current outbreak, it's important to let us know. The easiest way to do this is to log in to My membership and update your details.

This guidance was correct at publication 12/03/2020. It is intended as general guidance for members only. If you are a member and need specific advice relating to your own circumstances, please contact one of our advisers.

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