Case studies

Find out more about what it’s like to work in health and care with these real-life stories from a range of staff. These interviews give you an insight into working in a particular role and what they love most about their job.

If you’re thinking about applying for work experience, an internship or volunteering but are not sure what to expect, hear how others have found the experience, what the benefits are, and how it’s helped them to find the right career for them.

If you would like to share any experiences you have in relation to your career journey, work experience etc. Please do get in touch we would be happy to help.

60 second interview with healthcare assistant to nurse Charlotte Cox

Read more about Charlotte journey to become a registered nurse and what she enjoys most about her role

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60 second interview with midwife Georgia Eastwood

I am a midwife and I support and care for women as they give birth.

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Alexi tells us how the nursing associate has helped her into a job she loves

The Nursing Associate Programme is a bridge between a Health Care Assistant and Registered Nurse.

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Amber is a newly qualified adult nurse working in a care home, here is her story

Amber enjoys working in a care and providing personal patient care.

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Audiologist Asiya tells us all about her role

Asiya tells us what a day as an audiologist with the Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust looks like

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Day in the life of a Healthcare Assistant - HCA

Heather Ann tells us about her role of a HCA

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Enda tells us about how his career as a nurse has progressed

During a holiday Enda saw an advert for nurse training and applied, he tells us about his journey to Lead Nurse for Adult Safeguarding.

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Fraser is a 2nd year student studying mental health nursing

Find out why Fraser chose mental health nursing and hear his experiences of clearing.

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From cadet nurse to registered nurse, Adam Smith shares his career journey

As part of the Year of the Nurse and Midwife celebrations PAH caught up with Adam Smith, who started at the trust as a cadet nurse 19 years ago.

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From security guard to apprentice nurse

Enayath tells us how a thank you made him rethink his career

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GMTS trainee Lauren tells us why she applied for the Graduate Management Training Scheme (GMTS)

The scheme is extremely competitive, but don’t let that put you off from applying

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GMTS trainee Tom tells us about his Graduate Management Training Scheme (GMTS) journey

The NHS GMTS fit the bill, with three placements and the ability to gain a further qualification while earning. 

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