A nursing elective placement in Cambodia offers the chance to work with tropical infectious diseases like malaria, HIV, TB, and influenza. What’s more, many patients present conditions at stages much further advanced than you’re used to due to the relatively high cost of professional care. Phnom Penh, Cambodia’s livey capital, is a hub of contrasts, where streetside markets touting the latest knock-off brands co-exist with the ancient Buddhist temples. Read what our students think below!
"The patients’ family members would often sleep on the floor under the beds!"Read more
"This trip has been the most life-changing experience and it has taught me so much."Read more
"I chose Cambodia due to its diverse culture and how different the healthcare system is."Read more
"Gloves were used as tourniquets rather than wearing them during tasks to prevent infection."Read more
"Seeing what Cambodian staff and patients had to deal with led me to a greater appreciation of the NHS"Read more