We are working to ensure that children on the Isle of Wight are supported to get the best start in life that will lead to good health and wellbeing. This will provide the foundation to ensure they are able to achieve the best opportunities and keep as healthy and well as possible throughout their lives.
We want to ensure that families, individuals and communities are thriving and resilient with access to good jobs, affordable housing, leisure activities, lifelong training, education and learning, health and care services are are able to enjoy the place in which they live.
We want to ensure that people on the Isle of Wight are able to live independently in their own homes with appropriate care support. We want to make sure older residents are supported to play an active role in their communities and supported to maintain and develop their social and community networks.
Clinical attachments are non-paid placements requested by qualified doctors, usually from overseas who are looking for some work experience in this country. Placements are usually 4 weeks and doctors generally request a specific department. For more information, please contact the Medical education Team.
Student electives are 4 week placements requested by medical students, from either overseas or from UK medical schools (not including Southampton). For more information, please contact the Medical Education Team.
The Hospital Experience Course is a two day course aimed at Year 12 students thinking of applying to medical school. To be considered for this course, students must be studying the required subjects at A level. The course consists one day spent in Surgery, at which time there may be an opportunity to go to the operating theatre and the other day in Medicine shadowing a Junior Doctor on the wards. For more information, please contact the Medical Education team via Kate Hyde, Deputy Medical Education Manager: firstname.lastname@example.org).