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NHS careers

Changes to the work experience programme

Work Experience for 16 and 17 year-olds is currently paused for all students wishing to undertake a patient-facing placement. We are currently in the process of reviewing our processes and the associated risk assessments. We hope to reinstate this offer as soon as possible.

Are you interested in a career in healthcare, but not sure which career might suit you?

There are more than 350 different careers available within the NHS. 

The Step into the NHS website features a handy quiz to help you find the right career path, and an A - Z of careers.

The NHS Health Careers website also features a "find your career" quiz, and lets you explore the different roles available in the NHS.

GP careers

University Hospitals Birmingham is unable to offer work experience for aspiring GPs. 

If you're interested in becoming a GP, please see the Royal College of General Practitioners website for further information on work experience and "Observe GP", an alternative to work experience.

Last reviewed: 27 February 2023