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Work Experience in the East of England

The majority of hospitals in East of England offer structured work experience opportunities for MPharm students during the Summer months.

Click the hospital names on the map above, or scroll the hospital list below, to view more information and contact details for applying.

Disclaimer: This information may no longer be accurate due to Covid-19 pressures on the NHS. Please contact individual hospitals to enquire whether they are receiving applications for Summer 2022


The 1-3 week placements are supported by a Handbook developed by expert practitioners.

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The Handbook provides:

•    a set of objectives for each rotation
•    a tool for recording competencies achieved
•    an evaluation form of overall experience

All students who submit a completed evaluation form receive a 'Certificate of Achievement' issued by the UEA Programme Delivery Team

Click the hospital names on the map above, or scroll through the list below, to view more information and contact details for applying.

 

 

How to apply

For Summer 2022 placements please complete an application form and submit directly to the Trust(s) of your choice with a cover letter and a current CV.

•    Application Form
(pdf format)

Closing date for applications
31 January 2022

Applicants will be contacted directly by each Trust with either a placement offer or an invitation for an interview.

Unsuccessful applicants are not always contacted.


Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire

Placement Supervisor: Jane Charsley (Jane.Charsley@bedfordhospital.nhs.uk)

Hospital Work Experience Placements Type
Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - Bedford Hospital

Bedford Hospital

Site: as above

  • Are vacation placements offered? YES
  • How many placements? 6 placements
  • Length od each placement: One week
  • Dates: June (2), July (2) and September (2)
  • Restrictions as to who can apply: No but prioritise third year MPharm students

Contact details: Hannah Briars (hannah.briars@bedfordhospital.nhs.uk)

University
Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - Luton & Dunstable Hospital

Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - Luton and Dunstable Hospital

Site: Luton and Dunstable Hospital 

  •  Are vacation placements offered? >YES
  • How many placements ?6 placements
  • Length of each placement: One Week 
  • Dates: June (2), July (2) and September (2)
  • Restrictions as to who can apply: No but preference is given to second and third year MPharm students

Contact details: Patsy Edwards patricia.edwards@ldh.nhs.uk

 

University
East & North Hertfordshire NHS FoundationTrust -Lister Hospital

East & North Hertfordshire NHS Trust

Site: Lister Hospital

  • Are vacation placements offered? YES
  • How many placements? 12
  • placements Length of each placement: One week
  • Dates: June, July, August
  • Restrictions as to who can apply: Third year MPharm students only

Contact details: Surinder Bhatia surinder.Bhatia@nhs.net or Rachel Holland rachel.holland2@nhs.net

Acute General
West Herts NHS Trust -Watford General Hospital

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  (d.oza@nhs.net) 01923 217306

Acute General

Cambridgeshire & Peterborough

Placement Supervisor: Jane Charsley (Jane.Charsley@bedfordhospital.nhs.uk)

Hospital Work Experience Placements Type
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS FT (CUH) Addenbrooke's Hospital

Cambridge University Hospitals

Site: Addenbrooke’s Hospital Joint recruitment with Hinchingbrooke Hospital and Peterborough City Hospital

  • Are vacation placements offered? YES
  • How many placements? 2 placements
  • Length of each placement: Two weeks
  • Dates: TBC
  • Restrictions as to who can apply: Third year MPharm students only

Please send your application to the co-ordinator for all four sites

Contact details: Jade Darler (jade.darler@addenbrookes.nhs.uk)

University
North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust (Peterborough City and Hinchingbrooke Hospitals)

Recruitment process: Joint recruitment with Cambridge University Hospitals, Hinchingbooke Hospital.

  • Are vacation placements offered? No
  • How many placements? N/A
  • Length of each placement: N/A
  • Dates: N/A
  • Restrictions as to who can apply: N/A

Please send your application to: Alyson Winter (alyson.winter2@nhs.net)

Acute General
Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Please send your application to: Dale Turner Email: (daleturner@nhs.net)

 

Specialist Cardiothoracic

Essex

Placement Supervisor: Judith Croot (J.Croot@uea.ac.uk)

Hospital Work Experience Placements Type
East Suffolk & Noth Essex NHS FT (Colchester Hospital)

East Suffolk & Noth Essex NHS FT (Colchester Hospital)

Site: Colchester Hospital

  • Are vacation placements offered? NO
Acute General
Essex Partnership University Foundation Trust

Essex Partnership University Foundation Trust

Site: As above

  • Are vacation placements offered? YES
  • How many placements? 4 placements
  • Length of each placement: Two weeks
  • Dates: July and August
  • Restrictions as to who can apply: No but preference may be given to third year MPharm students

Contact details: David Heath d.heath1@nhs.net 07506 683179

Mental Health
South and Mid-Essex NHS Foundation Trust - Basildon & Thurrock University Hospital

Basildon Hospital

Site: as above

  • Are vacation placements offered? Yes
  • How many placements? 8
  • Length of each placement: 1 Week (Monday to Friday)
  • Dates: July to September
  • Restrictions as to who can apply:  Third year MPharm students only

Contact details: Emily Fernandes Emily.Fernandes@btuh.nhs.uk Tel: 01268 524900 Extension: 8768

(Covering for Rachel Buckton’s maternity leave)

University
South and Mid-Essex NHS Foundation Trust - Mid-Essex Hospital

Mid Essex Healthcare Services NHS Trust

Site: Broomfield Hospital

  • Are vacation placements offered? YES
  • How many placements? 3 placements
  • Length of each placement: One week
  • Dates: July to September
  • Restrictions as to who can apply: Third year MPharm students given priority

Contact details: Helen Ellis (helen.ellis@meht.nhs.uk) Tel: 01245 362 000 (switchboard)

Acute General
South and Mid-Essex NHS Foundation Trust - Southend University Hospital

Southend University Hospital

Site: Southend Hospital

  • Are vacation placements offered? YES
  • How many placements? 5 placements
  • Length of each placement: One week (Mon-Fri)
  • Dates: Flexible but ideally July and September
  • Restrictions as to who can apply: No but preference may be given to third year MPharm students

Contact details: Dilusha Ghoshdastidar – dilusha.ghoshdastidar@southend.nhs.uk

 

University
The Princess Alexandra Hospital

The Princess Alexandra Hospital (Harlow)

Site: as above

  • Are vacation placements offered? YES
  • How many placements? 6
  • placements Length of each placement: One weeks
  • Dates: June to September
  • Restrictions as to who can apply: Second or third year MPharm students

Contact details: Ceri Fisher -  ceri.fisher@pah.nhs.uk Tel: 01279 827 349

Acute General

Norfolk & Suffolk

Placement Supervisor: Judith Croot (J.Croot@uea.ac.uk)

Hospital Work Experience Placements Type
East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust (Ipswich Hospital)

Trust name: East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust (Ipswich Hospital)

Site: Ipswich Hospital

  • Are vacation placements offered? YES
  • How many placements? Approximately 6 placements
  • Length of each placement: One week
  • Dates: Early June onwards (Easter also considered)
  • Restrictions as to who can apply: None

Contact details: Chris Galloway (chris.galloway@esneft.nhs.uk) Tel: 01473 704098

Acute General
James Paget University Hospital NHS Trust

Trust name: James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Site: James Paget Hospital

  • Are vacation placements offered? YES
  • How many placements? 4-6
  • Length of each placement: One to Two weeks
  • Dates: June to September
  • Restrictions as to who can apply: No - Will accept applications from year 1, 2 and 3 MPharm students

Contact details: Kalvin Scott Email:Kalvin.Scott@jpaget.nhs.uk

Acute General
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital NHS FT

Trust name: Norfolk & Norwich University NHS Foundation Trust

Site: Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

  • Are vacation placements offered? YES
  • How many placements? 4-8
  • Length of each placement:Two weeks
  • Dates: June to September
  • Restrictions as to who can apply: Priority given to third Year MPharm students

Contact details: Allison Sims allison.sims@nnuh.nhs.uk Tel: 01603 286 286

University
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust

Trust name: Norfolk & Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust

Site: Hellesdon Hospital, Norwich

  • Are vacation placements offered?No
  • How many placements? N/A
  • Length of each placement: N/A
  • Dates: N/A
  • Restrictions as to who can apply: N/A

Contact details: Sue Galloway - Foundation training Manager Email: (Sue.galloway@nsft.nhs.uk) Tel: 01603 421212

 

Mental Health
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Kings Lynn

Trust name: Queen Elizabeth Hospital King’s Lynn NHS Trust

Site: as above

  • Are vacation placements offered? YES
  • How many placements? 7-8
  • Length of each placement: Two weeks
  • Dates: June to September but only one student at a time
  • Restrictions as to who can apply: Preference for third year MPharm students

Contact details: Thomas Gladman email: (Thomas.Gladman@qehkl.nhs.uk) Tel: 01553 613613

Acute General
West Suffolk Hospital NHS Foundation trust

Trust name: West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust

Site: West Suffolk Hospital, Bury St Edmunds

  • Are vacation placements offered? YES
  • How many placements? 10
  • Length of each placement: One to Two days
  • Dates: Easter and Summer Holidays
  • Restrictions as to who can apply: Third Year Pharmacy Undergraduates

Contact details: Jenny Hannah jenny.hannah@wsh.nhs.uk Pharmacist teacher Practitioner Tel: 01284 712 929

 
Acute General
Woolpit Health Centre

Woolpit Health Centre

Site: as above

  • Are vacation placements offered? YES
  • How many placements? 1 placements
  • Length of each placement: TBC
  • Dates:TBC
  • Restrictions as to who can apply:TBC

Contact details: Margaret Kettell m.kettell@nhs.net

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