Case Studies


Gavin served for 24 years in the Royal Logistics Corps, his last role was as a Brigade Ordnance Warrant Officer and now works as Head of Transformation at King’s Interventional Facilities Management LLP.


Essa was a corporal in the Army for ten years, being a part of different units/regiments and also had a previous role as an HR administrator. Upon leaving the Army, he pursued HR opportunities with the NHS and is now a People Advisor at Salisbury District Hospital.


Tiffany joined the regular Army in 2000. Her last role was overseeing procurement of medical equipment and information systems for Defence. She now works in the executive team at St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.


Sean served as a gunner in the Infantry of 26 Regiment Royal Artillery for 6 years, leaving  the Army in January 2014. He then decided to pursue a career as a physiotherapist.


Naomi joined the RAF as a Survival Equipment Specialist in March 2000. After signing up to Step into Health, she undertook a work placement at Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital and secured an administrator position.


Palmer commissioned from the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in 2006 and joined the Rifles on completion of his Officer training. With guidance from Step into Health, he secured a position as Assistant Director of Diagnostic and Clinical Support Services.


Steve served in the Army for 37 years, joining as a soldier and his final post being Lieutenant Colonel at the Royal School of Artillery. He is now a Leadership & Management Development Manager at Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.



David worked as an avionics aircraft technician in the RAF for 29 years before joining the NHS as a Radiology Engineer. David now uses his knowledge, skills and experience gained from the RAF to change procedures in a clinical setting at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King’s Lynn NHS Foundation Trust.