Dr John McKeown, head of general practice and community medical education at the University of Aberdeen, shares news of a new initiative where first-year medical students get exposure to the workings of 'real-life' primary care in a bid to make clear the benefits of a career as a GP.


First-Year medical students will get more experience of “real life” healthcare situations as part of new measures by Aberdeen University to tackle the GP crisis.
Students will have the chance to attend real calls with out-of-hours doctors, work alongside GPs in practices and visit and speak to care home residents as part of a bid to encourage more people to pursue a career as a GP in Scotland........

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