Family Health, together with the Practice
Education Team would like to congratulate Gill Manning on the
completion of her Hospital Play Specialist Apprenticeship.
Gill was the first Hospital Play Specialist
Apprentice recruited here at County Durham and Darlington NHS
Foundation Trust in 2021. Gill has worked on Ward 21 at Darlington
Memorial Hospital whilst completing her level 5 apprenticeship with
Gill will now be registered with The Healthcare
Play Specialist Education Trust and has been deployed into a
Hospital play specialist position on Ward 21.
Gill said: 'Doing an apprenticeship has
helped me learn on the job and given me confidence in myself. From
day one I have worked with a very supportive team and I have gained
experience relevant to my role. W
"orking and completing the academic side is
challenging, but the sense of achievement makes it all worthwhile.
My experience of completing an apprenticeship is very positive -
I'd recommend it to anyone!'
If you are interested in apprenticeships
opportunities here at CDDFT please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
'As I was very, very nervous, I must have been the worst patient
ever and they were brilliant with me and I can't thank them enough
- could you please pass on my sincere thanks.'
Patient, Hysteroscopy Unit, Chester-le-Street Community