Apprenticeship stories blog

'An amazing opportunity': two aspiring young UHDB apprentices talk National Apprenticeship Week 2023

UHDB is delighted to be celebrating National Apprenticeship Week, taking place this year from 6 - 12 February 2023.

To celebrate all things apprenticeship, not only are our Learning and Education Team hosting a number of webinars throughout the week, but we have spoken to two team members undertaking apprenticeships with us to hear about their experience: Isla Watson, an Apprentice Recruitment Assistant, and Joseph Stanyer, an IT Security Engineer, both working at Royal Derby Hospital.

Anum Nawaz

"UHDB has so much to offer"

Two years ago, 21-year-old Anum Nawaz from Burton joined the team in A&E at Queen’s Hospital Burton as a Trainee Healthcare Assistant on an 18 month apprenticeship scheme.

UHDB honoured for ongoing work offering opportunities to youngsters in the community

UHDB’s commitment to educating and offering career opportunities to young people in the community has been acknowledged with an award.

The Trust has worked closely with Derby College for nearly 20 years and launched the Derby Academy back in 2015 to give students aged 16-19 the opportunity to gain an insight and experience of working in our hospitals.

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