With opportunities to work in departments like ICU, O&G, and General Surgery in our Sri Lankan partner hospital, you'll see varied cases such as dengue fever, typhoid, and severe traffic injuries while on placement. This exciting and invaluable experience will stretch your existing knowledge and give you enormous insight into healthcare in the developing world. Anuradhapura is also home to more than 50 Buddhist shrines and temples, making for both an intellectual and spiritual journey. Read what our students think below!
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"It has made me appreciate the healthcare in the UK more and I have improved many of my practical skills too!"Read more
"Spending time in the emergency department made me aware of common cases that present and how to manage them"Read more
"I also spent one day in the emergency department where I was able to assist in suturing a wound"Read more
"I can only describe my experience in Dar as unique and unforgettable in every aspect"Read more
"One thing I found challenging was the lack of use of local anaesthetic before spinal anaesthesia."Read more
"There were stark differences when it came to confidentiality, privacy and dignity."Read more
The doctors and nurses are supremely knowledgeable and excellent teachers.Read more
"I had the chance to scrub into the surgical theatre and assist in a hernia mesh replacement surgery."Read more
"I marvelled at how the doctors overcame a multitude of challenges."Read more
"One of the highlights for me was completing a 24-hour duty shift. It was eye-opening."Read more