Category: Students

Porter Welfare: An Elective in the Nepal Himalayas

Porter Welfare: An Elective in the Nepal Himalayas

Emily Brown / Bristol Foundation Trainee talks about her medical elective with the International Porter Protection Group in Nepal. HAPE, HACE, AMS & Occupational Health

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Midnight Elective: Adventures in Arctic Norway

Midnight Elective: Adventures in Arctic Norway

Naomi Dodds on her pre-hospital care elective in Tromsø, Arctic Norway. An enviable mix of flying, stunning scenery and midnight mountaineering.

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Escaping to the mountains

Lesotho Elective

Foundation Doctor Ollie Osunkunle passes on his experience and tips for an elective in the beautiful, but resource-poor, country of Lesotho.

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Alps Ski Medicine Elective

Alps Ski Medicine Elective

With winter upon us, Foundation Doctor Hannah Newcombe recounts her ski medicine elective in the French Alps last season.

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Dive Medicine Elective

Dive Medicine Elective

Thomas Eriksen, final year medical student at the University of Glasgow on the ups and downs of an elective in dive medicine at the Townsville Hyperbaric Unit in Australia.

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Royal Flying Doctors Service Elective

Royal Flying Doctors Service Elective

Felicity Arthur / A newly qualified doctor from Arran, describes her elective with the Royal Flying Doctors Service of Australia (RFDS) in Port Augusta, near Adelaide

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Altitude Elective in Nepal

Altitude Elective in Nepal

Mike Freeman / The burden of altitude sickness is substantial. In this article, Mike writes about his elective in Nepal and the altitude research he conducted with the Mountain Medicine Society of Nepal

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From Mzungo to Rafiki in Malawi

From Mzungo to Rafiki in Malawi

Amy Gray / An elective at Kamuzu Hospital in Lilongwe, Malawi including some invaluable details and travel tips

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