Geriatrics for Medical Students
Jack Whitney says: For five weeks I was on my care of the elderly attachment at Royal Sussex County in Brighton, and enjoyed it immensely. Many patients had complex conditions, so there was much to learn on how to treat them holistically. Most patients were happy to have me involved in their care, and all had interesting stories to tell. Being a medical student meant I had the time to listen to them. As an inspiring placement came to an end, here were three ‘golden rules’ which emerged during my time here.