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 flexi placement at DHSC

Since the last time I wrote a GMTS blog, I’ve started – and finished! – my flexi placement. For my flexi, I […]

Personal Development

Hello again, and Happy New Year! I was reflecting back on my Flexi-placement this morning, and had to fill out […]

Déjà vu

The inner workings of the NHS are a mystery to large portions of the general public. Surely the NHS is […]

‘It’s not about the money, money, money…’

These were the words that  the Director of Finance at my current placement said when I met him to discuss […]

Tips for the online application process

For those who are thinking of applying to the scheme, my first tip is – push through any negative thoughts […]


Hello everyone! I am writing from my third placement, Moorfields Eye Hospital. I thought for this blog I would talk […]

Making an Impact in a Limited Time

In my head, 8 weeks doesn’t seem like a very long time for a placement. To meet new colleagues and […]

Grad scheme life: 1 month down and why you should apply

My name is Beth, I am on the Health Informatics specialism of the graduate scheme, based in Colchester, Essex. I […]

Experiencing something new

I am currently 3 weeks into my flexi-placement and really enjoying getting a feel for the differences (but also the […]

What a year on the grad scheme has taught me

As I’m sure you’ll have gathered from the blogs of my fellow graduates, many of the 2017 intake are now […]

People = Numbers = People

Hi everyone,This month I want to write to you about experiential learning. On the scheme, small groups of trainees get […]

Alert: GMTS Scheme applications are now closed for 2024 entry

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