Pretending to be Ill

The following article appeared in the Winter 2018 issue of "Third Age Matters".

Patient-doctor role-play is an invaluable medical training process, extending the emotional range of everyone who takes part, says Dr Stuart Hannabuss, a writer, retired academic and lay chaplain at the University of Aberdeen.

"As we age and…

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My Experience in Aberdeen

Dr Pradeep Ratnasekare, Consultant in Medical Administration and Healthcare Management, Ministry of Health, Sri Lanka, recently spent time at the School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition as an Honorary Visiting Fellow. Here he reflects on his experience of living and working in Aberdeen.

"I am a medical doctor and…

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Volunteers' Week 2018 - Spotlight on Our Patient Partners

 

It’s Volunteers’ Week and so we want to recognise the invaluable contribution made by our Patient Partners in helping educate and prepare the medical professionals of tomorrow.

Patient Partners are a key part of the education and training within the programmes at the School of Medicine, Medical Science and…

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Wheel Appeal

The Proclaimers walked it. An intrepid bunch of 25 are about to cycle it – 500 miles that is - across some of the UK’s most challenging but undoubtedly beautiful roads to raise money for the University of Aberdeen’s cancer research programme.

Preparations are reaching the final stages for the…

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