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27 November 2019

Being a student paramedic can have an effect on your physical and emotional wellbeing. For me, physical activity has made a positive effect on my mental health as well as allowing me to feel capable to handle challenges that I face. Read more…

11 October 2019

Starting placement is often a mixture of emotions. I was really eager and excited to learn but at the same time frightened about what I might see and how I would react. Everyone prepares differently, but I thought I’d share with you my advice on how to settle into placement. Read more…

19 June 2019

1. The first thing that surprised me the most was the fact that the course is very laboratory and research oriented. We have plenty of lab sessions where we learn various techniques and procedures that are essential for our future careers… Read more…

17 June 2019

Starting university was really daunting for me, and before I started the course, I was desperate to run out and buy loads of books! I really wish I had someone to tell me...NO, DON’T DO IT! (I would have saved a lot of money… Read more…

17 June 2019

As explained in one of my previous blogposts – ‘What Public Health means and what you can do with it’ , Public Health is the art and science surrounding disease prevention, health promotion, prolonging life within a population through the organised efforts of the population… Read more…

17 June 2019

Iron is by mass the most common element on Earth. It is also an essential element in our body, with one of its major functions to carry oxygen in haemoglobin molecules of red blood cells. Read more…

5 June 2019

Hi! My name is Lauren and I am currently a first-year student studying Operating Department Practice, here at the ARU Chelmsford Campus. Read more…

5 June 2019

I graduated from ARU a few months ago and am currently employed by private medical companies in the London area working as a Paramedic. These bank shifts enable me to maintain my skillset… Read more…

3 June 2019

25% of adults and 10% of children suffer a mental health illness according to the National Health Service (NHS) and the mental health awareness week in the UK takes place in May. Personally, I never fully understood the definition of health as given by the World Health Organization (WHO), until now… Read more…

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