Guest Blog from a Work Experience Student - Tegan

An update from Tegan, who worked with us on work experience a few weeks ago.:

β€œAs a WSFC student who has just finished year 12 and is potentially looking at doing a degree in History, I wanted to complete some work experience at the George Marshall Medical Museum. I was there for three days with another student, and had the opportunity to engage in a range of activities.

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These included cataloguing photographs, transcribing notes from patients suffering with melancholia at Powick Hospital and assisting at a book release event about the Spanish Flu. I really enjoyed attempting to transcribe the doctors notes - it was difficult to try and decipher them, but interesting to gain an insight into the quite tragic lives of some of the patients within the notes themselves. Overall, I found my time at the museum incredibly engaging and very beneficial.”

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Thanks Tegan!