Placement Opportunities

Work placements offer you an opportunity to observe individuals or teams carrying out tasks and activities and provide you with an insight into the range of jobs available within NHS Lothian Laboratory Medicine. It could help you decide if a career within Healthcare Science is for you!

 You will also:

  • Work with other people in healthcare, which will help to build your confidence.
  • Gain skills and experience that you can write about on future job application forms.
  • Meet a range of people who may be able to give you a reference in the future.

The Department of Laboratory Medicine currently have limited capacity to support Self-Found Work Experience for those who have an interest in a career in Laboratory Medicine. For further information, please contact: or