Apprenticeship case studies and resources

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01 / 9 / 2016 12.41pm

We have developed a range of blogs, podcasts and case studies highlighting best practice in the delivery of apprenticeships across the NHS. You may find these helpful when thinking about how you can improve and increase the range of apprenticeships your organisation offers. 

Key resources


  • Mature apprentices bring more than just skills - Alison Drage, Alison Drage, Head of Integrated Education at Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust, talks about the benefits mature apprentices have brought to their services.
  • New apprenticeship opportunities - Danny Mortimer, chief executive at NHS Employers, reflects on the achievements of apprenticeships across the NHS and looks ahead to the future. 
  • Trust gains from key skills - Carol Forde-Johnston, nurse education lead at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, outlines how apprenticeships helped to develop key skills across their workforce.
  • Apprenticeships having a positive impact - Theresa Nelson, chief officer for workforce development at Birmingham Children’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, gives an overview of how apprenticeships are having a positive impact.
  • Apprentices contribute to both clinical and non-clinical roles - John Rogers, chief executive at Skills for Health, looks at how apprenticeships have developed and the contribution they make to both clinical and non-clinical roles. 

Case studies

To help you find the most relevant case study, we have grouped our case studies under the following key areas:

Developing your current workforce

Working in partnership with Jobcentre Plus

Employing young people

Value-based recruitment

Apprenticeships in healthcare science roles

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