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First day top tips

Medicine students have put together a list of their top tips for the first day / first week to make it easier for you to get started and settle in as soon as possible.

Placement pre-arrival checklist

Upon arrival

Useful things to do when on placement

General advice

Don't be afraid to ask questions

Be a bit proactive, and be confident when you come onto a ward, and get things going quite quickly. Don’t sort of stand around and look bored.

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