1 year in NHS England & Improvement’s National Patient Safety team

As most of you will know, on the NHS Graduate Management Training Scheme we spend two years rotating around the […]

Flexi-placement at DHSC

When I discovered a flexi-placement that focussed solely on Women’s Health at DHSC I was immediately interested. My fascination in […]

Nearing the end of my first placement

Intro Where has all the time gone?! The last time I blinked I was at the Welcome event in Leeds […]

My First Placement Experience

Hey! I’m Isi and I’m a 2018 intake on the HR stream. I studied Business and Management at University and […]

Jumping Off

Hi everyone,This is a very odd blog for me to write, as it is my first since I left the […]

Night Shift

When I decided to apply for the NHS Graduate Scheme I was sure there would be shifts involved as I […]

An Average Week on the HR Scheme

One of the questions I’m often asked by applicants for the scheme is what an average day or week looks […]

Wellbeing and Work/Life Balance

One of my biggest worries when joining the scheme back in September was how on earth I was going to […]


The world of work is cruel. It forces you to acknowledge parts of yourself that you have been suppressing for […]

My Favourite Experiences

I am now approaching the very end of my NHS Graduate Scheme experience and in around 3 weeks will be […]

A Week in the life of a Project Manager

When I was applying for the scheme questions I always asked when talking to previous grads were “what does a […]

Post- scheme reflections

My last GMTS blog entry was almost two years ago. I’d say that is a testament to how engrossed I […]

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