Neurosurgical Observership

The Neurosurgical Department offers medical observerships aiming to provide an educational opportunity to shadow neurosurgeons and observe clinical practice at Great Ormond Street Hospital.

Who can apply?

To undertake a period of medical observership applicants must be:

• Individuals who are 18 years of age or older
• Medical individuals including students who wish to pursue a career in paediatric neurosurgery
• Individuals who have been invited to observe clinical work within the Trust

How to apply?

If you wish to apply for an observership and you meet the above requirements please email a copy of your recent CV and a covering letter to:

Salome Goldsmith  
PA to Mr Tisdall and Mr Aquilina
Observerships Coordinator
Tel: 020 7405 9200 ext 1149

Please note that due to the high volume of requests we receive, we may not be able to accommodate all requests and all requests are subject to availability.

Young Visitors’ Programme

The Young Visitors’ Programme is a new initiative to offer short placements in the different clinical and non-clinical areas of GOSH to students considering medical, nursing and or paediatric careers to give a taster of the work we do. This programme is suitable for Year 12 and 13 students (i.e. 16 and 17 year olds post GCSE) The programme offers 3 to 5 day placements in the department of your choice depending upon availability of places and supervising staff. 

Please download our Young Visitor's Programme information to find out more.