Clinical work placements

Clinical work placements

alder-hey-in-the-park.jpgAlder Hey is one of Europe’s busiest children’s hospitals and as such, we receive a high volume of requests for clinical work placements.

Please note you must apply with your details by email only, and these contacts are for clinical placements only.

Allied Health Professionals/ HCPC programme placements

  • Audiology
  • Dietetics
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Operating Department Practice
  • Orthoptics
  • Pathology
  • Pharmacy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Psychology
  • Radiology
  • Social Work
  • Speech and Language Therapy

Email Vikki Hughes:

Pre-registration Nursing students (elective) placements

Email Vikki Hughes:

Undergraduate Medical students (elective) placements

Email Undergraduate Education team:

The Undergraduate Team are responsible for Medical Student placements only , ie those training to be Doctors. Our elective placements are mainly over the summer when we have no students on site for official training.  

We are currently full for Elective placements in 2022, Our next available elective block is Monday 3rd July to Friday 11th August 2023.  Placements should be a maximum of  5 weeks.   

They MUST not be part of your official paediatric training and students should have completed their paediatric training prior to their elective.

Medical Staffing

For Honorary Contract and Clinical Attachments requests please email 

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