Category Archives: careers in healthcare

video case studies of young people working in healthcare, careers in hospitals and medicine

Doctor

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Not a member but want to watch this interview? Diana (aged 32) is a doctor training to become a General Practitioner.  She explains why she chose to study medicine, what happens at medical school and early years in the NHS, … Take me to the video

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Clinical Advisor

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Not a member but want to watch this interview? Cordelia (aged 31) is a doctor, seconded from the NHS to work as Clinical Advisor to the President of the Royal College of Physicians as part of the Chief Medical Officer’s … Take me to the video

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Health Economist

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Not a member but want to watch this interview? Ralph (aged 25) works at the National Clinical Guideline Centre.  He is part of a team who produce guidelines, for doctors and patients, on the best available medicine and treatments.  His … Take me to the video

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Dental Hygienist (Trainee)

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Shona (27) is a qualified dental nurse and radiographer.  She is half-way through a two-year Dental Hygiene Diploma course and is enjoying the break from work to gain new skills.    Bursaries are sometimes available but getting a place on the … Take me to the video

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Optical Assistant

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Lauren (18) joined Tesco as a store assistant and applied for a position with Tesco Opticians. To prepare for this she was sent on a one-month course in optics training. To progress she will have to do a part-time university … Take me to the video

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Pharmacist

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Not a member but want to watch this interview? Adam (26) works at a hospital and enjoys being in contact with patients on the ward. He checks prescriptions are suitable for the patients and that the patients are not suffering … Take me to the video

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Staff Nurse

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Alice (22) works in the ward where patients are assessed on arrival.  She deals with patients with a wide range of conditions and there is a rapid turnover on the ward. The work can be stressful, both physically and emotionally, … Take me to the video

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