Nearing the end of my first placement

Intro Where has all the time gone?! The last time I blinked I was at the Welcome event in Leeds

My flexi placement at DHSC

Since the last time I wrote a GMTS blog, I’ve started – and finished! – my flexi placement. For my flexi, I

Personal Development

Hello again, and Happy New Year! I was reflecting back on my Flexi-placement this morning, and had to fill out

Déjà vu

The inner workings of the NHS are a mystery to large portions of the general public. Surely the NHS is

‘It’s not about the money, money, money…’

These were the words that  the Director of Finance at my current placement said when I met him to discuss

Tips for the online application process

For those who are thinking of applying to the scheme, my first tip is – push through any negative thoughts


Hello everyone! I am writing from my third placement, Moorfields Eye Hospital. I thought for this blog I would talk

Making an Impact in a Limited Time

In my head, 8 weeks doesn’t seem like a very long time for a placement. To meet new colleagues and

Grad scheme life: 1 month down and why you should apply

My name is Beth, I am on the Health Informatics specialism of the graduate scheme, based in Colchester, Essex. I

Experiencing something new

I am currently 3 weeks into my flexi-placement and really enjoying getting a feel for the differences (but also the

What a year on the grad scheme has taught me

As I’m sure you’ll have gathered from the blogs of my fellow graduates, many of the 2017 intake are now

People = Numbers = People

Hi everyone,This month I want to write to you about experiential learning. On the scheme, small groups of trainees get