'I enjoy playing a patient with attitude'

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Medical students at Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary, University of London, try out their clinical examination and communication skills on actors role-playing patients.

Actors Jacqui MacKenzie Gray and Deborah Asante talk about what it is like to cry on demand 50 times a day and how they go home feeling like they are in pain.

The undergraduates are practising ahead of exams, known as OSCEs (Objective Structured Clinical Examinations) in July.

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