hss placement

  • Final blog

    My first placement was at the Children’s Health and Exercise research centre (CHERC) in Exeter. This was good however due to COVID-19; no children came into the centre, so therefore no assessments or interaction was done. Although, I did go...

  • Goodbye placement, hello final year

    Congratulations to those of you that have finished your placements! I decided to write this blog as a guide to what I would do differently if I was applying for placement again and to also give some ideas of things...

  • Hospital placement update

    A few months into my second placement in the Bristol Royal Children’s Hospital and it's going great! I am involved in multiple projects; my main ongoing task at the moment is all around the mid-upper arm circumference (MUAC) measurement. When...

  • 5 top tips when applying for a placement

    If you’ve made it to this stage, congratulations on deciding to take a placement year! It can be a great way to gain some valuable experience and pick up transferable skills. And it could even be a fantastic opportunity to...

  • Deciding whether or not to take a placement

    Placement year. What even is it? Deciding whether to take a placement year is no easy decision. But I’m hoping this blog can give you some insight into what a placement year is and whether it's for you. Why did...