Laura Seeney, third year Biomedical Science – Q&A

We asked third year Biomedical Science student, Laura Seeney some questions about her experiences studying at the University of Birmingham. Why did you apply to study Biomedical Science at the University of Birmingham? I originally applied to study Biomedical Science at the University of Birmingham because I loved the medical school and had met some … Continue reading “Laura Seeney, third year Biomedical Science – Q&A”

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Reece Bushell, fifth year BDS Dentistry – Q&A

We asked fifth year BDS Dentistry student, Reece Bushell some questions about his experiences studying at the University of Birmingham. Why did you apply to study Dentistry at the University of Birmingham? Dentistry offered the perfect type of career for what I was looking for. It is scientific and evidence-based, practical, a very social job … Continue reading “Reece Bushell, fifth year BDS Dentistry – Q&A”

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BUDSS: Helping out the local community – Beant Thandi, 4th year

This year, Birmingham University Dental Student Society (BUDSS), has been restricted in what it is able to do for our students. I thought to myself, how can BUDSS bring students together – whilst staying (socially distanced) apart?  I saw a post online of a medical society’s food bank collection, so I messaged them and asked … Continue reading “BUDSS: Helping out the local community – Beant Thandi, 4th year”

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My Experience as a Student Nurse on the Band 4 Covid19 Extended Placement

Further to Public Health England’s (PHE) request to third-year nursing students, I opted in for a Band 4 pre -registration nurse role on a six-month extended placement. To practice effectively in line with the Code (NMC, 2015) all staff had to complete mandatory Covid19 e-learning training, which provided new guidelines for personal protective equipment (PPE). I … Continue reading “My Experience as a Student Nurse on the Band 4 Covid19 Extended Placement”

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My experience volunteering at Birmingham City Eye Hospital – Neha Mehta, Dentistry Student

I am currently volunteering at Birmingham City Eye Hospital. Here I have been helping to police the social distancing measures inside the hospital. With a limited capacity, we help to direct patients to the correct departments and ensure a one-way-system is maintained to avoid collisions and breaches of 2m. I also help the reception staff with … Continue reading “My experience volunteering at Birmingham City Eye Hospital – Neha Mehta, Dentistry Student”

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My experience as a 2020 Response Volunteer – Delan Hadad, Dentistry Student

I’ve been volunteering at Birmingham City Hospital, primarily at the Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre. My volunteer title is “2020 Response Volunteer” and my tasks include: Helping outside main doors to the Eye Centre and its Emergency Department, advising visitors of visiting restrictions and ensuring people are directed to the correct streams Making sure all … Continue reading “My experience as a 2020 Response Volunteer – Delan Hadad, Dentistry Student”

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