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Aspiring medics sign up for virtual GP work experience during COVID-19 crisis

 

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Aspiring medics sign up for virtual GP work experience during COVID-19 crisis

The Royal College of GPs’ free, virtual and interactive general practice work experience platform, launched during the COVID-19 pandemic, has received 10,000 registrations within its first three months.

The interactive Observe GP video platform is aimed at aspiring medics aged 16+ who wish to learn more about general practice. Initially developed by the RCGP to provide an innovative way for students to shadow the primary care team, the platform has allowed them to insight of what it’s like to work in general practice from their homes while the country has been in lockdown.