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The Worst UK Medical School 2019

Are you thinking about going to Medical School in the UK? Maybe you are an international student and you are considering where is the best place to study Medicine? Well the lists are out, the students have voted and here you can find the Medical Schools that may be better to avoid!

Can’t Get No . . . Satisfaction!

Lets start with Student satisfaction. We all know it is much easier to learn and perform at your best when you are in a university that supports you. Unfortunately it appears to be a fairly common occurrence that students will often have lectures cancelled at short notice. Normally this is when you arrive at the lecture hall. That is after they have travelled across the city to get to the lecture.

Students that struggle can often be told the reason they failed is simply because they did not study hard enough. With little support over and above that. If you struggle with a specific topic it is completely up to you to find the information that you need. This is of course all fairly standard in medical school.

So let’s take a look at how the UK medical schools compare when it comes to student satisfaction in 2019.

With a score of 3.47 out of 5, Kings College London received the lowest score for Student Satisfaction in 2019. This was closely followed by Nottingham with 3.61 and then Warwick with 3.63. Just above this was Cambridge with a score of 3.81.

These scores are compared with a number of factors and sources. Please be aware that these scores may also reflect the university as a whole and not just the medical school.

The Winner of the Worst Medical School of 2019 goes to:

The Guardian scored Kings Collage just 42.2 out of 100 in it’s overall score for medical schools in the UK. The only institution that was ranked lower was Warwick however it is showing as no course available which may mean the data is not comparable. Kings has very low satisfaction from students across the board but largely with feedback.

Not being considered:

Something that is not counted in the figures for universities that maybe should be is suicides. Medical students and Junior doctors have a very high suicide rate. Often these factors have very little to do with the universities themselves and maybe the only way to reduce this would mean creating students that were not able to learn on their own. However as the rates are so high it would be interesting to see if specific universities have considerably lower rates and if there is a reason for it.

Final Word

UK universities are some of the best in the world and UK medical schools are kept under quite a tight leash when it comes to the GMC. Therefore actually most of the medical schools are quite similar and while there may technically be a ‘worst’ medical school, there are many very happy students that would strongly recommend the medical school they went to.

If you would like further information then you can check out the Guardian article here with some of the information I have used for the above.

Or if you are considering which medical school to go to, make sure to check out this page on the student rooms which has Pro’s and Con’s of most UK medical schools.

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Doctor Gifts for Christmas 2019

Are you looking to buy a Doctor a Gift this year for Christmas? Then make sure to check out this amazing list of Doctor gifts for Christmas 2019 that any Doctor would love to receive. 

For making medical notes

All doctors need to make notes, although much is on computers now pens are still always needed for the odd things like writing on sample bottles etc. Ask any healthcare professional and they will always say that finding a pen is always a difficult task. Giving a doctor some pens as a gift may seem a little unexciting, but when you consider these pens are shaped like syringe’s, they come in 8 different colours but also all write in black ink (as required by medical professionals). That is why this is the first item on our Doctor Gifts for Christmas 2019 list. You can buy this pack of 8 syringe pens direct from us by clicking the link: Syringe Pens. OR you can buy them on Amazon by clicking:  Amazon 8 Syringe Pens.

Syringe Pens in 8 Different Colours with Black Ink
Syringe Pens in 8 Different Colours with Black Ink

Don’t worry, I googled it!

Next on our list of Doctor Gifts for Christmas 2019 is a mug with a phrase that has become very popular. Since we created this mug we have seen this phrase copied on wall posters, memes and so much more. This phrase will make most doctors laugh or at the least give a sly smile. Every doctor has encountered that patient that the really want to tell this phrase: “Please do not confuse your goole search with my Medical Degree”. Now the issue is most medic’s would never say this directly to a patient because it is not very ‘British’ but what is very British is to have a passive aggressive statement visible for all to see. The “Please do not confuse your Google Search with my Medical Degree” mug can be purchased from us on the link: “Please do not confuse your Google Search with my Medical Degree” mug  Or you can buy it on Amazon by clicking: Google Mug on Amazon.

Please do not confuse your google search with my medical degree
Please do not confuse your google search with my medical degree
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Christmas Presents for Medical Students

Do you have a son or daughter who is currently studying medicine? Are you incredibly proud of the fact they are working really hard at medical school? Then we have an ideal list of gifts that you can get them that are completely unique and a great way to celebrate their success.

Trust me I’m a Medical Student (I have seen someone do this before) Mug

Trust Me I'm A Medical Student (I've Seen Someone Do This Before) Mug
Trust Me I’m A Medical Student (I’ve Seen Someone Do This Before) Mug

This mug is perfect to not only brag about being a medical student and future doctor but also to make a bit of a joke about the fact that medicine is such a huge subject that there are a lot of things a student will have only seen and not been able to perform just yet.

Click the image above to go to the product on the Medinc website or click the text below for either the Medinc Website or to buy it on Amazon.co.uk:

Medical Student Mug (Medinc.co.uk Link)

Trust Me I’m A Medical Student (I’ve Seen Someone Do This Before) (Amazon.co.uk Link)

Pack of 8 Syringe Pens

Medical Students love all things medical and there is nothing more eye catching than a pen shaped like a syringe! Don’t worry, all our syringe pens write in Black ink. (All medics are required to write in Black ink). This pack contains 8 pens, each pen has a different coloured liquid inside the body of the pen. This colour helps to make the pens even more exciting. As it’s a liquid it also moves with the pen adding a more realistic feel.

Syringe Pens in 8 Different Colours with Black Ink
Syringe Pens in 8 Different Colours with Black Ink

Click the image above to go to the product on the Medinc website or click the text below for either the Medinc Website or to buy it on Amazon.co.uk:

Syringe Pens Gift Pack (Medinc.co.uk Link)

8 Syringe Pens in 8 Different colours, Great for Doctors, Nurses, Medics (Amazon.co.uk Link)

Doctor Bear Soft Toy

Is your medical student a big softie? Do they love bears? Or do they just need someone to keep them company while they are sat studying? Doctor Bear is the kindest, softest and most cuddly bear you will kind. Not only that but £1 from every purchase is donated to a children’s hospital charity (more information available here)

Doctor Bear or Dr Bear with white coat and Blue Scrubs
Doctor Bear or Dr Bear with white coat and Blue Scrubs

Click the image above to go to the product on the Medinc website or click the text below for either the Medinc Website or to buy it on Amazon.co.uk:

Doctor Bear (Medinc.co.uk Link)

MedInc Doctor Bear, Dr White Coat (Amazon.co.uk Link)