Sophie Beaumont, Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust

Newly qualified nursing associate Sophie Beaumont, 27, tells us how she completed her studies at University of Salford while working on the COVID ward at Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust.


Caroline Marshall – nursing associate, The Whittington Hospital

The best thing in my nursing associate journey has been meeting and getting feedback from my patients on the care I’ve given them.


Photo of Jamaia Debbage at the hospital

Jamaia Debbage, James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust/University of East Anglia

Second year trainee nursing associate Jamaia Debbage, 19, talks about her experience on the apprenticeship during the COVID-19 pandemic at James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and University of East Anglia.


Photo of Tracy Eves, trainee nursing associate, in uniform

Tracy Eves, Healthcare Homes/University of East Anglia

Trainee nursing associate Tracy talks about her experience on the apprenticeship at Meadow House Nursing Home in Swaffham during the COVID-19 pandemic. She tells us how this experience has taught her resilience and the importance of communication.


Kelsey Bellchambers, Trainee Nursing Associate, MacIntyre/London South Bank University

First year trainee nursing associate Kelsey tells us about her experience on the apprenticeship at MacIntyre, a learning disability charity, during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Emily Gillott - Nursing associate

Emily Gillott – nursing associate at Drovers Call Care Home

Emily talks about her role as a nursing associate in social care.


Gordon Smith – Currently working on Acute Medical Unit

I have learned a wealth of knowledge and skills during my training as a TNA and continue to do so as a Nursing Associate in my current post within Acute Medicine.


Lyndsey Hope – University of Salford Trainee Nursing Associate

Lyndsey is currently on Placement with Theatres at Manchester University Foundation Trust.


Connie Pickles – Qualified January 2019

Currently working as a Nursing Associate on the Elective Treatment Centre, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester University NHS FT


Elizabeth Parkes – It really is such an incredible opportunity

Lizzie is a TNA who began her training in April 2019. She’s just finished placement 1 working on colorectal surgery wards.