Work Experience

Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is committed to providing both clinical and non clinical work experience, including work shadowing and work related learning activities, for the local community.

To safeguard Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Trust and young people / people placements are co-ordinated by the Lifelong Learning Department.

People and young people must not directly contact relatives, friends or employees at Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Trust requesting placements or send generic letters to wards / departments or individuals at Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Trust.

Please direct all enquiries to

Tel: 0300 422 5176

*Information regarding specialist areas and 'taster days' 



Health Psychology

 IT Services 

Medical Physics



Neuro Physiology

NHS Pre-registration Trainee Pharmacist Training

Occupational Therapy







Respiratory Physiology


Date page last updated: 17.01.2018

Useful websites and Resources

A Day in the Life - working and progressing in the NHS in the South West

NHS Careers - Details of the hundreds of careers available in the health sector, and you can download or order free literature giving information and advice on career development.

Health Careers - Information for your next step into a healthcare career; including Public Health, Medical and other careers

Step into the NHS - Designed specifically for 14–19 year olds, this site is a great resource for case studies and advice about the range of opportunities in the health sector.

National School of Healthcare Science -  The National School supports the implementation and delivery of the new healthcare science education and training programmes; information on the pages includes information about careers in healthcare science, gaining accreditation and current advances in healthcare science

The NHS Constitution- The NHS Constitution establishes the principles and values of the NHS in England, setting out rights to which patients, public and staff are entitled.

Understanding the NHS - provides a clear overview of the NHS, commissioning of services and the values

The NHS Five Year Forward View - sets out how the health service needs to change to promote well being and prevent ill-health