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Friday 18 October 2019
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Virtual patients arrive at UK Trust

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Junior doctors will be helped to hone their skills with the introduction of an innovative new teaching technology at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in the UK.
The use of virtual reality headsets will form part of the training offered to junior doctors as part of their foundation study.
The technology will provide multiple clinical scenarios involving a virtual patient for...
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