Teddy Bear Hospital No Picnic for Some Attendees

Teddy Bear Hospital No Picnic for Some Attendees

David Maher from Milford National School is put through his paces as ‘lead surgeon’ on a recent operation on Bart Simpson with assistance from Maaz Mirza Graduate Entry Medical School (GEMS) at this year’s GEMS Teddy Bear Hospital at UL.  The GEMS students welcomed over 500 Limerick primary school children from seven different schools and their teddy bears in an effort to alleviate childhood anxiety about the medical environment, its procedures and the professionals that work within it.

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