Did You Know?

In a recent review of the NHS hospitals patient complaints system, 4 of the top 5 reasons for complaints were to do with the way patients were treated by healthcare professionals and their communication skills – not about clinical errors. – Review of the NHS Hospitals Complaints System 2013

What this opportunity offers you
  • Active and creative teamwork
  • Chance to do something different
  • Opportunity to explore a topic of interest
  • Challenges your views – seeing medicine from a different perspective
The skills you will gain that will impress employers:
  • Career management skills
  • Communication skills
  • Creativity skills
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Intellectual and subject knowledge skills
  • Networking skills
  • Persuading/negotiating/influencing skills
  • Problem solving and analytical skills
  • Self-management and personal effectiveness skills
  • Team working skills

Find out more about what these skills mean.

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I found this project creatively stimulating and it provided me with the opportunity to do something that is completely different to the rest of the curriculum.

First year student 2014/15