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I’m a Medic, get me out of here

I’m a Medic is an online activity connecting school students across the Midlands with local primary care workers, sharing the variety of roles it takes to make the NHS work.

What is I’m a Medic?

Kicking off during British Science Week, from 7 March to 29 April 2022, school students across the Midlands can connect with primary health care workers and find out more about the wide variety of careers in healthcare, with I’m a Medic, Get me out of here!

“The best thing about it by far is the sheer number of pupils [who get] that one-to-one, personal experience.” 

Karen Lee, Teacher

What’s it all about?

How do I take part?

Students– Ask questions to members of local healthcare teams, 
– Chat with them in live instant messaging-style Chats
– Vote for their favourite team to win £500!
Teachers– Thanks to our funders, it’s free for state-maintained schools and colleges in the East Midlands. 
– Book live chats for the date and time in March that suits you.
– The activity is pupil-led (students ask the questions they want to) so different age groups, ability levels, and backgrounds all get something out of it.
– It’s all online, and designed to be accessible from any web browser. The activity is text-based – no audio or video kit required.
– Students can log in at any point to read profiles and ask questions.
Find out more HERE
Healthcare WorkersThe aim is to show students the breadth of career opportunities in the NHS, and help them feel that some of those careers could be for them. Anyone in a primary care-related job is welcome to apply. Take part with a team of your colleagues to showcase the wide variety of job roles it takes to make the NHS work.
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