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'To help young people help themselves'

The Medical Mavericks Visited school for the day and pupils were given the opportunity to take part in the workshops. Pupils learnt about the vast array of careers within the NHS (over 350) and got the chance to operate some really great technology.

This included:

  • Recording and printing an ECG from their heart
  • Using a real needle to take fake blood from a dummy arm
  • Trying their hand at key hole surgery
  • Seeing inside their body with an ultrasound machine
  • Listening to their pulse with a pulse doppler
  • Seeing their veins under a vein scanner
  • Experiencing different eye diseases with our pathology goggles
  • Taking basic medical obs including, blood pressure, oxygen level and temperature