Students applying for Medical Shadowing placements must meet our pre-set eligibility criteria:
•Minimum age of 16 - must be in second term of lower sixth form (Year 12)
•School declaration required to confirm student has ability to obtain required grades for entry to Medical School (predicted a minimum of 3 Grade A passes)
• Students must live or be educated in the County of Lincolnshire
Whilst on placement, students will be allocated to a Medical Consultant who they will shadow as they carry out their duties within the hospital. Dependent upon the area and specialism, students will observe a range of activities in order to gain an appreciation of the medical role and the diversity of tasks undertaken. All patient facing activity will be subject to patient approval.
Dr You Programme: Coming Soon!
This placement is offered in conjunction with the Dr You programme – a careers support service for prospective Medical Students, due to be launched by Health Education England.
All current and previous work experience students undertaking medical placements will be issued with information on the programme upon its launch.
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