About Us

Medical Projects was formed after the Project Leader saw students struggling to gain work experience in hospitals and GP surgeries across the UK. Our aim is to provide students with valuable hospital work experience and a range of skills that help them on their path to a career within healthcare.

Our Office:

Medical Projects ltd
Clavering House, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 3NG


Programme Managers


Mark Williams - Project Leader

Mark previously worked in one of the North West's largest Sixth Form colleges and also for one of the largest UK's overseas work experience operators. Mark's passion for education and travel now sees him managing all of the Medical Projects placements.

Eleanor Garrick - Student Placement Manager

Having overseen 10,000+ students in the past few years Eleanor has a wealth of experience with overseas travel and the co-ordination of student placements. Eleanor will make sure you are fully prepared for your project & will ensure your placement runs smoothly.

Anthony Lukanga - Kilimanjaro Programme Manager

As our Kilimanjaro Programme Manager, Toni is responsible for all things Tanzania! He will look after you at our accommodation, make sure you have a great time in the hospital, and he can also help you to plan activities to get the most out of your time in Africa! Born and raised in Arusha, there is not much that Toni doesn't know about the local area. 

Samantha Grady - Student Placement Co-ordinator

Samantha has more than 5 years experience of planning all sort of events, so she is perfectly placed to plan your time in the hospital! She is also an experienced traveller having visited China and America amongst many other destinations. Samantha will make sure you gain the most from your time away, and will help you get everything ready before you travel.

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Amy Hooper - Student Placement Co-ordinator

Amy has a vast amount of experience within the NHS  coordinating undergraduate medical students on placement. She is also an experienced traveller, having lived and travelled in China. She is perfectly suited to plan your time in the hospital.

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Victoria Parrott - Marketing Manager

Victoria has lots of travelling experience, having worked abroad in Peru and Spain. As an experienced traveller, she has plenty of knowledge to share with you and can help you with all of your travelling queries.


Supporting Doctors


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Dr. April Diviney - Medical Advisor

Dr. Diviney is brilliant at clinical teaching and often runs extra sessions for students during evenings. Dr. Diviney has a keen passion for orthopaedics and surgery and will often take students into advanced surgery cases during evenings and weekends.

Dr. Laura Jones - Medical Advisor

Dr. Jones is Teaching Fellow at South Tyneside District Hospital. Dr. Jones graduated from Newcastle Medical School in 2015. Dr. Jones has a passion for medicine and teaching and also runs a website designed to help aspiring and current medical students in their learning: http://www.medisense.org.uk

 


Supporting UK Medical & Dental Students


Aoife-Rose O'Reilly - Medical Student & Mentor 

Aoife is a fourth year Medical Student at The University of Manchester. Aoife joins us on projects to run the student learning such as the mock interview sessions and clinical training sessions. Aoife is on hand to provide experience and advice to all students.

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Annie lyles - Medical Student & Mentor  

Annie is a forth year Medical Student at The University of Manchester. Annie joins us on projects and runs the in-hospital teaching. Annie also sits on our panel for interviews and runs clinical training sessions. 

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Tom Moulding - Medical Student & Mentor 

Tom is a forth year Medical Student at The University of Manchester. Tom sits on our panel for interviews and mock interviews sessions. Tom also specialises in providing 1-1 guidance for students whilst on project.

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Jack Burgess - Medical Student & Mentor 

Jack is a final year Medical Student at The University of Manchester and is currently intercalating for a degree in Medical Ethics. Jack is particularly good at teaching students how to deal with medical ethics based questions at interview.

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Mel Premchand - Medical Student & Mentor 

Mel is a third year Medical Student at The University of Manchester. Mel also has a degree in Biomedical Sciences and successfully progresses into medicine. Mel teaches our clinical training sessions whilst on project. 

Alex Booth - Dental Student & Mentor  

Alex is a final year dental student at The University of Newcastle. Our dental students benefit from the vast experience Alex has to offer and Alex is particularly good at preparing students for interviews.

 

Placement Co-ordinators 


Jack Williams - Operations Co-ordinator  

Jack is responsible for the logistical coordination of our projects. Trains, planes and automobiles, amongst other things! Jack also looks after the evening activities and social events! Jack is particularly good at planning tours and visits of local towns and cities!

Issie Barrett  - Operations Co-Ordinator

Issie is responsible for all things fun! This includes social activities during the evenings and also the weekend trips. Issie has a passion for all things nature and will often build local wildlife sanctuary trips into students weekend plans!