KentHealth placements for two Biosciences students

Success for students in the School of Biosciences with two undergraduate students being awarded bursaries in the 2015 KentHealth Student Vacation Scheme to undertake clinical placements during the summer vacation. This competitive scheme provides support at a rate of £150 per week to allow students to undertake a piece of clinical work over the summer.

Emma Betts is working in East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust on the project ‘Diagnosis of carcinoid syndrome- measurement of 5-hydroxyindoleacetic acid’. She is supervised by Alan Dodd and based in the biochemistry department at the William Harvey Hospital, Ashford.

Isabelle le Bailly will be placed in Medway Foundation Trust conducting an audit of compliance of NICE guideline CG177 and inputting data for the ongoing National Joint Registry and National Hip Fracture Database. She will be working with Mr Sunil Jain in Orthopaedics.

For more information on the scheme and to read this years’ student blogs see the Student Vacation Scheme page.