Educating future generations

Study at the Alder Hey Academy and gain access to leading healthcare education and training programmes delivered by some of the country's experts in child care, treatment, and services.

Housed in the iconic ‘Institute in the Park’ at Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust, the Alder Hey Academy offers undergraduate and postgraduate medical education delivered in a purpose-built teaching environment with state of the art facilities and access to one of the busiest children’s hospitals in Europe. It’s the perfect setting for trainee clinicians.

The Alder Hey Academy also offers a range of programmes and events for health professionals. For more information click here.

Medical Education

Alder Hey also offer undergraduate and postgraduate medication education. For more information click here.

Allied Health Professionals/ HCPC programme placements

We offer placements in:

  • Audiology
  • Dietetics
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Operating Department Practice
  • Orthoptics
  • Pathology
  • Pharmacy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Psychology
  • Radiology
  • Social Work
  • Speech and Language Therapy

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Pre-registration Nursing students (elective) placements

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Education opportunities for Alder Hey staff

Alder Hey staff can find out more about learning and development opportunities offered by the Alder Hey Academy for staff (Alder Hey staff login required).

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