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West Herts NHS Trust -Watford General Hospital

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Foundation training

We offer 7 placements (5 x 12-month and 2 split posts with the local CCG (6-month/6-month split).


Each trainee will have their own tutor and buddy who will be there for guidance and support throughout the year.
You will also have your own rotational timetable which will provide you with training in all the core areas of pharmacy as well as some specialised areas.


If you would like a printable PDF about this hospital then you can download a PDF leaflet here.



Contact Us

For more information or to arrange an informal visit contact:

Deepali Oza – Foundation training Manager  ( 01923 217306


Comments from current trainees

The Pharmacy department

With over 100 staff, we are a core part of the diagnostic and clinical support division, providing various clinical, dispensary, technical and stores services for our patients.
The Pharmacy team are passionate about their patients.  Why not put your passion and enthusiasm to work and join our team in delivering better patient care.
We are a friendly, dynamic team who will help you become a confident, aspiring pharmacist.

About the Hospital

Watford General Hospital is at the heart of the Trust’s acute emergency services – the core location for inpatient emergency care, and for all patients who need the specialist emergency facilities. It also provides elective care for higher risk patients together with a full range of outpatient and diagnostic services. There are c.600 beds and 9 theatres. Watford is also the focus of the Trust’s Women’s and Children’s services including neo-natal care. The Acute Admissions Unit provides an innovative model of care to accommodate an almost doubling of emergency activity.
As an employer of over 4,000 people the Trust is one of the biggest employers in the area and sees nearly a million patients each year.


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West Hertfordshire NHS Trust

Site: Watford General Hospital

  • Are vacation placements offered? YES
  • How many placements? 4 placements
  • Length of each placement: Two weeks
  • Dates: June to September
  • Restrictions as to who can apply: Third year MPharm students only

Contact details: Deepali Oza – Foundation training Manager  ( 01923 217306

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