My flexi-placement: The Department of Health and Social Care; Offender Health and High Secure Services Team, Mental Health Policy

My experience Having spent the past year working in a Mental Health Provider Trust, I was extremely excited to see […]


The Graduate Scheme provides an environment where you are always learning. Shortly before leaving my first placement I did the […]

To new beginnings

The past few months have brought a lot of firsts – first time being in London with a full time […]

The whirlwind that is orientation

Nothing I say will quite prepare you for your orientation period (20 days shadowing different departments of your trust). My […]

The Orientation Express

I have just gone back through my calendar and come to the shocking realisation that it has already been 7 […]

Cyber Security: My Flexi Placement at Department of Health and Social Care

It’s my first week since I swapped my blue NHS lanyard for the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) […]

Being a buddy

I have recently become a buddy for a new trainee in the 2018 cohort. This is a very strange feeling […]

Am I On Board? What happens after the offer?

So you’ve had the phone call you’ve been successful, Yes! Get-in! Your life is about to change! But what happens […]

From student to manager: Don’t let the fear of inadequacy hold you back

Being my first post, I’ll introduce myself. My name is Alex I studied Biology with Science and Society at the […]

You’ve made it onto the scheme… now what?

In true NHS style, where better to start with “Hello my name is”… Jordon, and i’m a Diagnostic Radiography graduate […]

And now for something different: What can a private sector flexi placement offer an NHS trainee?

Hello and a massive welcome to the 2018 intake who are starting this month, how exciting! A year down the […]

Advice for new starters

It is coming to the end of the first year and my first placement move is approaching….how scary is that?! […]

Alert: GMTS Scheme applications are now closed for 2024 entry

Applications for 2025 entry will open on the 30th September 2024