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For information on dentistry 

o   British Dental Association https://www.bda.org/careers  

o   General Dental Council https://www.gdc-uk.org/  

o   Dental Schools Council https://www.dentalschoolscouncil.ac.uk/  

o   Health Careers Website: https://www.healthcareers.nhs.uk/explore-roles/dental-team


Free online course on dentistry 

After completing the health and care academy you may want to undertake a free course on dentistry to learn more.   


 For more information on medicine  

o   General Medical Association: https://www.gmc-uk.org/  

o   Medical Schools Council: https://www.medschools.ac.uk/  

o   Get into medicine, the medic portal: https://www.themedicportal.com/

o   Health Careers Website: https://www.healthcareers.nhs.uk/explore-roles/doctors


Reflective diary  

The following link is from the Royal College of General Practitioners, and explains the route to become a doctor and introduces reflection and the use of a reflective diary.   



Work experience  

  • Observe GP  

The Royal College of General Practitioners has produced Observe GP, an alternative to work experience which highlights the role of a GP and the wider primary care team.  

This is free to join, you will be asked register your interest you will be then be sent an email with a link and your registration details. Available at rcgp.org.uk/observegp  

**You will have to be over 16 years plus to join. 


Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) Undergraduate course in medicine.  

This link will take you to the ARU website to find out more about studying medicine.  


  Where?   Duration? 
Medicine  Chelmsford  5 years