The United Adventure

studying, practical training, placement, occupational therapy, University of Northampton, hospital

Author Archives: Mirva Karhunen

Summary about the placement in trauma & orthopaedics

Good evening fellas, Me and Sunny-Maria have been in Finland for three weeks now. Christmas is long gone and the year has turned into 2016. Sometimes I catch myself thinking if we even were abroad for the whole autumn. Everything is just so familiar here and nothing’s changed. I guess that’s just Finland. A little […]

Are you alright!

We’re finally alright, thanks. Couple weeks ago we had a loong week at home because we both fell in sick and had (still have) very persistent flu. Because of the flu I got also experience English health care from different perspective as a patient. For me seeing the doctor (private consultation) on the other side […]

November already?!

  Oy mates, Long time no see! Time just seems to fly in Leicester. Now we’ve been one month in our placements and learned so many things! Don’t actually know where to begin but I’ll try to add just occupational therapy and hospital stuff here. So here’s some thoughts: 1. The hierarchy of the workers […]

First week in Northampton

We are two occupational therapist students from JAMK doing our autumn semester 2015 in the University of Northampton. We are supposed to be the first three weeks in Northampton studying basics for the placement. Then we move to Leicester to do our placements in hospitals. Sanni-Maria is doing her placement in renal & surgery department […]