City Hospital Calls for Volunteer Patients to Help Trainee Doctors


The Bradford Royal Infirmary is calling for more volunteer patients to help trainee doctors sharpen their diagnostic skills.

During their five-year course, students at the School of Medicine at the University of Leeds spend time on placement at the city hospital where they deal with real patients who give them feedback. The volunteers are crucial in helping trainee doctors understand how they can make people be more comfortable in discussing their illnesses.


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Private nonprofit organizations whose primary purpose is to promote the practice of charitable giving and volunteering or to represent and serve a wide range of philanthropic and charitable institutions.

Federal Programs Related to - Volunteer Training & Placement

Programs that provide training and placement services for volunteers. Volunteer Action Centers; Volunteer Bureaus; Volunteer Tax Assistance Program; VTAP




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