Did you know that there
are over 350 careers in the NHS?
In this video, you will explore
the most popular one - a
At the start of your shift, at around
6pm, you begin checking your
patient's recovery progress.
They just had a surgery where a
large part of their lungs was
removed. The patient is recovering
quite well and so you tell them
that they will be discharged in a
few days time.
You will continue to check on
patients and their progress for an
hour or a bit more.
You then will perform an emergency
craniectomy surgery on a patient who
experienced a severe brain injury after
falling from a height.
The work is very stressful and
fast-paced, but you need to have be
able to remain calm under all that
pressure to ensure the patients safety.
After a few tiring hours of work,
the patient's main issue seems to be on
track for recovery.
Throughout the day, you might be
required to perform a few more
Although this part of your daily job
may seem strenuous and a
little nerve-racking, it is quite
satisfactory as there is nothing
more rewarding than saving lives!
What qualifications would
you NEED to become a surgeon?
you will need to take at least nine GCSEs, with at least 9-6s
in all subjects
take at least three A levels (or any other level 3 equivalent
qualification) - preferably one in chemistry, one is biology
and a third one in either maths or physics
then, apply for degree in medicine recognised by the GMC
after university, you will need to do general and specialist
training to develop your skills to prepare to become a surgeon
IS THIS the right JOB FOR YOU?
Being a surgeon might be the right job for you is you LOVE biology as
surgeons spend all their time operating and checking body parts
If you like to help others, this would suit you perfectly!
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