Medical Education Fellows blog

Medical escape room This month we were very excited to introduce our first ever Medical Escape Room! This was a Christmas themed simulation with an added ‘tangled’ twist… breaking our patient Mabel out of all the Christmas decorations she was tangled up in! This was not a straight forward A-E Assessment by any means. We had Year 4 and 5 students involved in teams of 3-4 attempting to go through …

Medical Education Fellows blog

It has been a busy few months for the Medical Education Fellows, getting several projects up and running, with many more in the pipeline! Here’s a roundup of a few projects that we have set up recently: Clinical Skills days We were handed down a clinical skills day teaching plan from our predecessors which we have adapted and run every few weeks for our new fourth and fifth year medical …

First cohort of students welcomed from Kent and Medway Medical School

The first cohort of medical students studying at Kent and Medway Medical School (KMMS), which opened its doors in 2020, have started their placements at Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells hospitals. Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust (MTW) is providing clinical placements for medical students at KMMS, a collaboration between the University of Kent and Canterbury Christ Church University, which attracts talented students from all backgrounds, from the local community and beyond. …

Medical Students Welcomed

King’s College London Year 4 medical students welcomed

On Monday 21 March we welcomed the final block of Year 4 Medical Students from King’s College London. As part of their Induction week the students attend a Clinical Skills Day organised and delivered by our Medical Education Fellows, Tom, Russell & Allen. Students are provided with a scenario which allows them to contextualise the skills that they are being shown and gain a deeper understanding of why some of the …

What we’ve achieved so far

So far, we have implemented a new format for the clinical skills day for our undergraduate students which has been well received, with over three quarters of students strongly agreeing that the skills day improved their confidence for their placement ahead.