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27/02/13 .Medical School students at the University of Limerick today hosted the University's inaugural Teddy Bear Hospital (TBH) with hundreds of Limerick's primary school children and their teddy bears. The aim of the event, which has been organised by five current Graduate Entry Medical School (GEMS) students with a particular interest in childhood medicine, is to alleviate childhood anxiety about the medical environment, its procedures and the professionals that work within it. . .Over 75 GEMS students took part in the event which saw 10 medical stations set up in the University Arena focusing on activities including: triage; Stethoscopes; Vital Signs; X-ray; Exercise; Surgery/Gowning; Asthma; Safety; First Aid and Healthy Eating. ..Pictured at the UL Teddy bear hospital is Abby Yelverton age 4 with her Teddy Bear from Milford National School...Pic Sean Curtin Photo.