Virtual event is being held to get teenagers into health care sector

A virtual event will be held today (Wednesday) for Lanarkshire school pupils who aspire to join the healthcare sector.

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The NextGen event between 4pm to 7pm is aimed at secondary pupils, with adults looking for a change of career, parents and teachers welcome to join.

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The day will kick off with a webinar for those interested in a career in psychology. It will run from 4.15 to 4.45pm. From 5pm to 5.30pm, a spotlight webinar on medicine careers will be held with doctors and medical students. A Nursing and Midwifery session will be held from 5.45pm to 6.15pm.

Finally, from 6.30pm to 7pm, a webinar on allied health professions and pharmacy will take place. They include speech and language therapists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists and podiatrists

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