Work Experience

It is likely that you will need work experience to apply for courses in medicine and healthcare. In the East Midlands, work experience opportunities are different depending on the county you live in.
Different criteria will apply, please check individual websites for details.

Leicestershire and Rutland

You could also find your local Volunteer Centres and gain advice about local and appropriate volunteering opportunities for under 18’s.e.g. residential care homes:
(e.g. Nottingham Community Voluntary Service )


Nottinghamshire students:

The Nottinghamshire offer of work experience within the NHS is coordinated centrally by the Nottinghamshire Workforce Hub:

Widening Access to Medical School: Hospital based work experience with University of Nottingham medical students at Queens Medical Centre / City Hospital in July:

Derbyshire students:

HOSPEX – a hospital experience 3 day programme for students who are interested in becoming doctors:

Lincolnshire students:

All NHS work experience opportunities across Lincolnshire are managed through the Lincolnshire Talent Academy:

Northamptonshire students:

Work experience in General Practice

Leicestershire and Rutland Students: