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Often the best way to learn something is to try it out, see how you did, and learn from the experience. In the medical profession, there is very little room for error, so having a safe environment to try things out is invaluable.
Role-play is becoming an increasingly popular teaching technique in hospitals, with professional actors taking on the role of patients. Actor Deborah Asante helps medical students to practise their communication skills. It’s no mean feat: “Being given bad news means potentially crying 50 times a day, which can be tough.”
From student doctors and GP receptionists who need to empathise with upset patients, to overseas doctors who need to brush up on their English, the process is invaluable for dealing with real-life situations and getting them right the first time around.
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According to a recent survey carried out by the Environment Agency and the AA, nearly half of drivers aged 65 and over would be willing to drive through a flood, putting themselves and their vehicle at risk, rather than turn around and find a different route.
Most of us are familiar with the warm orange glow of street lighting. The lamps are lit with sodium bulbs, which work by passing an electric current through a tube containing solid sodium. The reaction produces large amounts of heat and light.
This office is definitely not one for claustrophobics. Danish creative director Jonas Hallberg has renovated an old trailer into his own shabby-chic mobile office, meaning he can work wherever he likes.