Jobs in healthcare
Hear from people working across the healthcare sector, including some roles you may not know existed!
"The best part of the job is knowing every day when I come into work, I can make a difference in people's lives." – Tanoh, paramedic
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Doctors, nurses and paramedics
Kate: critical care nurse
Kate started working as a nurse the Monday after she finished her university degree.
Jake: mental health nurse
Jake's a mental health nurse who responds to calls that have been made to 999.
Healthcare roles you might not have thought of
Usman is a pharmacist for the North West Ambulance Service dealing with urgent enquiries.
Sarah: occupational therapist
Sarah specialises in neurosciences and works with patients who have injuries and brain tumours.
Non-medical roles in the health services
Laura: 999 call taker
Laura and her colleagues are the first people you speak to if you call an ambulance.