Advice from previous trainees

Last Updated: 12th October 2020

The trainees who are ahead of you on the programme and who have recently completed their STP and HSST are a great source of advice about how to make a success of your training programme. Whenever you can, seek them out for advice.

STP trainee tips

This video features Kade Flowers talking about his experiences on the STP Clinical Biochemistry programme.

Each year we survey trainees who are just finishing the programme and ask them what advice they would give to new trainees. Below, we summarise the key themes that emerged.

Graphic showing quotes from STP trainees about their training officer and colleagues

Graphic showing quotes from trainees about their training officer and colleagues

Graphic showing quotes from STP trainees about personal organisation and time management

Graphic showing quotes from trainees about personal organisation and time management

Graphic showing quotes from STP trainees about making the most of the programme

Graphic showing quotes from STP trainees about making the most of the programme

Graphic showing quotes from STP trainees about personal development and career opportunities

Graphic showing quotes from STP trainees about personal development and career opportunities

HSST trainee tips

Dr Jan Taylor, Clinical Bioinformatician discusses the benefits of the HSST.