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Gender Discrimination

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Introduction

I worked in Royal London Hospital in the Outpatients Building.There were two main departments i was situated in and they were Health and Records and Opthamology. Opthamolgy is just a big, posh name for eyes. When i was first found out that i got this placement, i was quite chuffed. I imagined to be working in a fancy office, with many computers and highly educated people. Whenever people would ask me where i was working, i would proudly say 'Royal London Hospital'. I remember walking into the department on the first day and my heart just sank with dissapointment. I was in a big, dusty and conjested room. The computers were ancient. ...read more.

Middle

They all gossiped about eachother?! It was worse than us, Plashet School girls, to be honest. Yet they always wore a constant mask to cover up what they trully felt. My day usually started by collecting all the files that ended in "7". Then i would sort them in to two piles. The skinnies and fats. Then i would track them on the NHS software. I would sort each pile in a certain numerical order. Then i would file them in a particular area depending on the full number. Then this process would be repeated a number times within a day. The part of working i enjoyed was the way me and my colleague Pam worked. ...read more.

Conclusion

I felt as if i could feel my hair growing. I asked her a number of time whether i could help but she kept sighing and sighing. I felt that i was just a burden. I learnt basic skills like filing, sorting, tracking, prepping, using the NHS software. I think i've also learnt to just mind my own buisness and keep opinions to myself at times. I've learnt how to adapt to different surroundings and people in a short space of time. People kept on asking me, what i wanted to do when i leave school but to be honest i have no idea. I want to go into many things and would like to work as different things. Like i would love to go into journalism or marketing but i wouldn't mind going into medicine. I probably let fate make that decision. ...read more.

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