Summer placements

Placement dates

  • 25 May to 19 June 2020
  • 22 June to 17 July 2020
  • 20 July to 14 August 2019
  • 17 August to 11 September 2019

Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust is the largest specialist heart and lung centre in the UK and among the largest in Europe. 

We work from two sites; Royal Brompton Hospital in Chelsea, West London and Harefield Hospital near Uxbridge. The Trust is a partnership of these two specialist hospitals which are known throughout the world for their expertise, standard of care and research success.

We carry out some of the most complicated surgery and offer some of the most sophisticated treatment that is available anywhere in the world for cardiothoracic disease.

Summer student placements are open to third year students only and aim to be 50% project based (completing an audit/service evaluation or quality improvement project) and 50% clinical. Each student will have their own specialist pharmacist but will also get the opportunity to see numerous sections of the department and specialties at ward level. Placements are based at either Royal Brompton or Harefield Hospital. A small number of projects will be cross-site and hospital transport can be used.  

There will be 15-20 placements cross site. Placements are unpaid, however some universities may offer bursaries to complete the placement. If you are interested in applying, please complete the form below. 

Our established programme comes highly recommended, with a number of summer students returning each year as pre-registration pharmacists. 

Please note the closing date for application is 12th January 2020. Successful applicants will be notified by 28th February 2020.  

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