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Posted 2nd August 2023
Each year, we welcome fourth-year and fifth-year medical students from the University of Liverpool and across the North West as they spend time in hospitals gaining first-hand experience as part of their training.
We have now received feedback from all eight groups who did placements with us in the academic year which began last September and they are full of praise for their time at Clatterbridge.
Six students enjoyed it so much that they have decided to come back and do their electives at The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre.
The key themes in feedback this year were:
It is a real tribute to the incredible support that medical students receive here thanks to the fantastic work of everyone involved in their placements. We want to say an enormous thank-you to all those individuals and teams, including:
In addition to hosting fourth-year medical students on short placements, we also offered specialty SAMP (selective in advanced medical practice) and elective placements ranging from four to six weeks – including haemato-oncology, oncology and palliative medicine – where fifth-year medical students can explore an area in more depth.]
We’re now looking forward to hosting even more medical students next year following the expansion in placements.