Learning in Clinical Settings

Your Clinical Years

Starting out in your clinical attachments can appear a daunting prospect. The information contained here is designed to provide practical information to assist you during your clinical study whilst ensuring the safety, dignity and privacy of the patients that you will have the privilege of meeting.  

Please read this information carefully. In interacting with a patient, consider how you would expect one of your student colleagues to behave if he or she was taking a history from a close family member and you will not go far wrong. 

However if you are unsure, our dedicated team are always here to help you through these formative years. If you feel you need information or more importantly if you need help, please do not be afraid to make contact. We know that your clinical experience will be exciting and challenging and that it will ultimately lead to a productive and satisfying professional life.