The Mental Health Zone student winner is…

Faith, congratulations!

During every event we ask the healthcare team and moderators to nominate their top student — one who’s made the most of the event, shown enthusiasm and asked some good questions.

Faith from The Wellington Academy was nominated because “they asked such creative questions and appeared so interested. I loved their questions (which were also specific and relevant). Thanks Faith :)” Their questions in ASK included: what is your fav part of working as a mental health nurse? and what kind of treatment do you give people? Continue reading

Posted on February 20, 2019 by modmichaela in News | Leave a comment

Thank you from your winner – Neel!

Students! Did you do your profile survey? Check your email for a chance to win a £20 voucher and tell us what you think now! I am thrilled and honoured to be voted as the I’m a Medic Mental Health Zone winner for 2019. It means a lot because I know how lovely and worthy the rest of the healthcare professionals were who also devoted their time and energy into this project. I think the most precious thing you can give to others is your time. Given that I work as an honorary university lecturer, and with the Royal College and various charities on top of my clinical work, I have to carefully choose which projects I get involved with. I’m a Medic was one of the easiest decisions I’ve made. I think it is a fantastic idea to help those gain a clearer idea of future career options. This was … Continue reading

Posted on February 12, 2019 by modmichaela in News | Leave a comment

Join tonight’s live chat with the healthcare team, 7–8pm

Log in between 7 and 8pm for another chance to talk to the healthcare team in the Mental Health Zone!

Continue asking your brilliant questions in this special after-school live chat. Just log in and head to the CHAT page from 7pm!

Why not introduce your friends and family to the healthcare team you’ve been talking with in school? You can even ask them to pose their own question about mental health services, psychiatry, social work, and more… Continue reading

Posted on January 30, 2019 by modmichaela in News | Leave a comment

Who’s taking part in the Mental Health Zone

I’m a Medic, Get me out of here is back! Between the 21st January and 8th February students from 13 schools will be chatting with healthcare workers in the Mental Health Zone.

For the latest news and announcements about the event, find us on Twitter, @imamedic_uk, and follow the hashtag, #IAMUK.

The Mental Health Zone is supported by NHS Health Education England Continue reading

Posted on January 17, 2019 by modmichaela in News | Leave a comment