Apprentices from King’s Lynn hospital among best in the country

Lynn News Web Site Fillers
Lynn News Web Site Fillers
Have your say

A team from Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital has made it into the finals of an apprenticeship challenge, beating off stiff nationwide competition.

After three months of competition between more than 100 teams, the Brathay Apprenticeship Challenge finalists were announced at a House of Commons reception.

As part of the competition the Queen Elizabeth Hospital team built a reminiscence room to help patients in the hospital with dementia.

The team also visited schools to talk about the benefits of apprenticeships – giving young people the chance to earn while they learn.

The other finalists are :Barrow Engineering Projects –Oxley Group, British Airways High Flyers, e2v Technologies, Pepsi Co, QinetiQ, South Worcestershire College, Virgin Media.

Henry Bellingham, North West Norfolk MP, said: “It’s brilliant news that a small district general hospital team have go to the final alongside the vast multinationals.”

The finalists will continue to raise awareness of apprenticeships and conduct fundraising until Monday, June 9, when the challenge will culminate in a series of team building, logistical and physical challenges. The winner will be announced on Wednesday, June 11.