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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.
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 2020 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 2020

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 - 20 placements

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

Hospital Work Experience Placements Type
Bedford Hospital NHS Trust

Bedford Hospital

Site: as above

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

Contact details: Hannah Briars (hannah.briars@bedfordhospital.nhs.uk) and Jane Charsley (jane.charsley@bedfordhospital.nhs.uk)

Acute General
East & North Hertfordshire NHS Trust (Lister Hospital)

East & North Hertfordshire NHS Trust

Site: Lister Hospital

  • Are vacation placements offered? YES
  • How many placements? 6
  • placements Length of each placement: Two weeks
  • Dates: June and July
  • 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
East & North Hertfordshire NHS Trust (Mount Vernon Hospital)

East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust

Site: Mount Vernon Hospital

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

Contact details: Sana Mahmood Email: (smahmood6@nhs.net) and Sara Yousif Email: (syousif@nhs.net).

Specialist Oncology
Luton & Dunstable University Hospital NHS FT

Luton and Dunstable Foundation Trust Hospital

Site: Luton and Dunstable Foundation Trust Hospital

    Are vacation placements offered? YES
    How many placements? 4 placements (2 during June/July and 2 in September)
    Length of each placement: Four weeks in June/July and 1 week in September
    Dates: June, July and September
    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
West Hertfordshire Hospital NHS Trust (Watford Hospital)

West Hertfordshire NHS Trust

Site: Watford General Hospital

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

Contact details: Sue Schechter sue.schechter@whht.nhs.uk Tel. no. 01923 21 7731

Acute General

Cambridgeshire & Peterborough - 16 placements

Placement Supervisor: Jawad Dungersi (mdungersi@nhs.net)

Hospital Work Experience Placements Type
Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Are vacation placements offered? NO (Due to move of hospital premises)
  • How many placements? 4 placements
  • Length of each placement: One week
  • Dates: June and July
  • 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 Daler (jade.darler@addenbrookes.nhs.uk)

 

Specialist Cardiothoracic
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS FT (CUH)

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: Mon 3rd July 2017 to Fri 14th July 2017
  • 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 Daler (jade.darler@addenbrookes.nhs.uk)

University
Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Foundation Trust (CPFT)

Cambridge University Hospitals

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

  • Are vacation placements offered? YES
  • How many placements? 2 placements
  • Length of each placement: Two weeks
  • Dates: Mon 3rd July 2017 to Fri 14th July 2017
  • 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 Daler (jade.darler@addenbrookes.nhs.uk)

Mental Health
North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust (Hinchingbrooke Hospital)

Joint recruitment with Cambridge University Hospitals and Peterborough City Hospital.

  • Are vacation placements offered? YES
  • How many Placements? 3
  • Length of each placement? one-two weeks
  • Dates: June and July
  • 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 Daler (jade.darler@addenbrookes.nhs.uk)

Acute General
North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust (Peterborough City Hospital)

Site: Peterborough City Hospital

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

  • Are vacation placements offered? YES
  • How many placements? 4 placements
  • Length of each placement: One week
  • Dates: June and July
  • 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 Daler (jade.darler@addenbrookes.nhs.uk)

Acute General

Essex - 21 placements

Placement Supervisor: Recruitment in progress)

Hospital Work Experience Placements Type
Basildon & Thurrock University Hospital NHS FT

Basildon Hospital

Site: as above

  • Are vacation placements offered? Yes
  • How many placements? 8-12 placements (TBC)
  • Length of each placement: One week long (Monday to Friday)
  • Dates: July to September
  • Restrictions as to who can apply: Third year MPharm students only

Contact details: Rachel Palmer (rachel.palmer@btuh.nhs.uk)

University
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: Flexible but ideally July and August
  • Restrictions as to who can apply: No but preference may be given to third year MPharm students

Contact details: Rebecca Buckley Rebecca.buckley4@nhs.net ; David Heath d.heath1@nhs.net

Mental Health
Mid-Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust

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 long
  • Dates: June and July
  • Restrictions as to who can apply: Third year MPharm students only

Contact details: Kim Blyth Kim.Blyth@meht.nhs.uk

Acute General
Southend University Hospital NHS FT

Southend University Hospital

Site: Southend Hospital

  • Are vacation placements offered? YES
  • How many placements? 4 placements
  • Length of each placement: Two weeks
  • 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: Simon Worrall Email: (simon.worrall@southend.nhs.uk)

University
The Princess Alexandra Hospital

The Princess Alexandra Hospital (Harlow)

Site: as above

  • Are vacation placements offered? YES
  • How many placements? 3
  • placements Length of each placement: 3 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

Acute General

Norfolk & Suffolk - 18 placements

Placement Supervisor: Jenny Desborough (j.desborough1@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? 6-8 placements
  • Length of each placement: 1 week
  • Dates: Early June onwards
  • Restrictions as to who can apply: None

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

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 to 6
  • Length of each placement: 1 to 2 weeks depending on year of study
  • Dates: University summer break
  • Restrictions as to who can apply: Will accept applications from 1st, 2nd and 3rd year students

Contact details: Claire Parfrey (work Tuesday to Friday) claire.parfrey@jpaget.nhs.uk 01493-452452 and ask for bleep 2107

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: 2 weeks usually but can vary
  • Dates: June to September
  • Restrictions as to who can apply: 2nd + 3rd years but priority given to 3rd years

Contact details: Allison Sims allison.sims@nnuh.nhs.uk and Catherine Heywood catherine.heywood@nnuh.nhs.uk

University
Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust

Trust name: Norfolk & Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust

Site: Hellesdon Hospital, Norwich

  • Are vacation placements offered? YES
  • How many placements? 2 placements
  • Length of each placement: one week each placement
  • Dates: between July and August
  • Restrictions as to who can apply: 3rd year Pharmacy undergraduates who live locally

Contact details: Anwen Metastasio (Pre-reg Manager) anwen.metastasio@nsft.nhs.uk

Mental Health
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, 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 (more if some students can do one week only)
  • Length of each placement: 2 weeks, can be reduced to minimum 1 week upon special reasonable request
  • Dates: June to September but only one student at a time
  • Restrictions as to who can apply: Preference for third year students

Contact details: Maryna Woodrow – maryna.woodrow@qehkl.nhs.uk

Acute General
West Suffolk Hospital

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: 2 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 712813

 
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