“I was looking for a career where I could make a difference.”

More than 1.3 million people work in the NHS in 350 different careers. Many have inspiring stories to tell on why they chose an NHS career, how they did it, the best bits and challenges. 

Their stories may just inspire you to take your first step to an NHS career. 


"A highlight was walking a Covid-19 survivor off the ward to a guard of honour after ten weeks in hospital."

Read David's story

Associate director of nursing and midwifery

"We share a magical moment when the mother births her baby."

Read Manjit's story

Psychological wellbeing practitioner

"Knowing that I am making a difference to people’s lives is rewarding and inspiring."

Read Valeria's story

Biomedical scientist

"Medics often come to the lab with unusual and interesting cases which we often help them solve."

Read Ravind's story

Training administrator

"Having a good knowledge of using computers helped me settle in a lot better than I thought."

Read Ken's story

GP specialty trainee

"I developed a passion for working with people which helped guide my career choices."

Read Amritpal's story


"Some people just need a service with a smile and that makes their day."

Read Falina's story

Digital training and development manager

"I love supporting and developing staff to reach their potential."

Read Claire's story

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