'I enjoy playing a patient with attitude'


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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