Work Experience

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust recognises the value of work experience for students in gaining insight into NHS careers, informing their career choices and supporting their applications to further education.

Please note: Unfortunately, the Trust is currently closed to work experience opportunities and applications.


For students in Year 11 or 12, aspiring to be a doctor, the following links explain acceptable work experience examples, together with virtual work experience resources.

(Studying medicine, making an application, work experience , toolkits, and much more can be found in the Medical Schools Council Guidance)

(introduction to the NHS before exploring a variety of medical specialities)

(provides insights into the role of a GP and the wider primary care team)

If you are an International or UK medical student wishing to undertake a medical student elective at ESHT please visit Medical Student Electives (International and UK) – ESHT Medical Education for further details.

If you are a qualified doctor, international or UK, wishing to undertake a clinical attachment at ESHT please visit Clinical Attachments – ESHT Medical Education

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