Useful links

Not sure where to go to find information that is relevant to you? Below is a list of websites that which will give you more information on where you can get work experience, the different roles within the NHS and where to search for vacancies.

Birmingham Children's Hospital

NHS Careers

The National Health Service offers a huge range of exciting and challenging opportunities for people who are passionate about making a difference. With more than 350 different careers on offer, there is a job for you no matter what your interests, skills or qualifications. Find out about the range of opportunities here.

Step into the NHS

The Step into the NHS website lists many of the career options available within the NHS, as well as a Career Mapper quiz to help you discover what NHS careers match your interests. There is also information on types of work experience and apprenticeships available in NHS trusts, as well as videos and case studies of staff to show you what it is like working within the NHS.

Radiography Careers

Find out with more about Radiography with a go of this interactive game of radiography life!

Taste of Medicine

Healthcare offers a huge range of opportunities – explore the Taste of Medicine site, which contains interactive content including quizzes, videos and tips on how to make the most of your work experience placement, giving a good interview and what to expect when studying at university.

What Can I Do With My Degree?

What Can I Do With My Degree? is the careers site for undergraduates and graduates who want to build a career in the NHS. Just enter your university subject in the box to see the very latest guidance on career prospects and examples from other graduates now working in the NHS.

NHS Careers YouTube channel

Watch videos from various NHS staff to find out more about it's like working within the NHS.

Medical Careers

NHS Medical Careers is a four-step career planning guide designed to assist you in understanding your options for choosing your future career as a doctor in the NHS, including online self-assessment tools to discover key skills and personality traits and how they may relate to your medical career.


If it is an apprenticeship you are after, this site has information on what an apprenticeship is, the types of apprenticeships you can undertake, the training involved, how to decide which apprenticeship is right for you and who is currently recruiting apprentices.

Widening Access to Medical School

Widening Access to Medical School is run by students, for students, offering support and guidance on becoming a medical student.