Health sector - testimonials

Below are 116 testimonials we've received from training courses for companies in the Health sector.

"I was very impressed with the course, and the trainer made the content of the course easy to follow and understand. I have already recommended colleagues to the same course as I know they also share an interest in this topic. I would also be interested in follow up courses in the future, once I’ve allowed this recent topic to sink in. "

Matt Cooke

ISS Mediclean Ltd

"Venue is excellent, intimate and comfortable. Course was well structured and excellently delivered. All round very impressive."

Neal Armstrong

Liverpool Heart & Chest NHS Foundation Trust

"Good pace, useful to use some of our NHS data tables."

Julia Burrows


"It is easy to book on to the course and the overall administration is excellent. The manuals are written in an informative, yet light hearted manner. The content of the course is exactly at the right level (I want to do the advanced now.) The trainer was fantastic, enthusiastic, friendly and very smiley - it's amazing what all those espressos will do to you!!"

Simon Hammond

Greater Manchester NHS CSU

"Glad to have attended the training. Brilliant trainer - very patient and able to explain things easily."

Sheila Miller

North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust

"Very well planned and laid out to ease you in to the more complex stuff. Very good course materials, exercises are fun and imaginative. Pen & USB are useful and a nice boon! I will book onto the Advanced course."

Rory Lawton

Health Education East Midlands

"Very relevant and well delivered. Really enjoyable and learnt much."

Shaheeda Saiyed

NHS Outer North-West London Sub-Cluster

"It was great that Wise Owl were flexible enough to tailor the course for our individual needs."

Laura Herbert

Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

"Great personal touch to the training. Really enjoyed the course and the hot lunch."

Fardeen Siddiqui

Salford PCT

"Great location for course with good facilities and nice lunch. Pace of course, balance of tutorials and exercises - all good."

Chloe Holmes

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

"Excellent all round. Previously attended the Advanced VBA course and was very impressed with the quality; would definitely want to attend another course in the future."

Andrew Petherbridge

Health Education East Midlands

"Friendly, relaxed atmosphere making learning easy and enjoyable."

Cheryl Beckford

Warrington Primary Care Trust

"The training went VERY WELL. Everybody loved the trainer’s presentation style, the course content and as you say the friendly and flexible approach. It was very successful and yes of course I would use your services again and recommend your organisation."

Peter Orme


"Very good, the trainer was excellent. Speed of content was perfect. Movies database also very good and interesting!"

Christopher Brown

Merseycare NHS Trust

"Excellent, thoroughly enjoyed the course. Really useful and really good to be able to ask questions about how to apply to work based examples."

Kathryn Williams

The Office of the Director of Public Health

"Well structured and executed, with an extensive course manual and exercises. The trainer was more than happy to help on a 1-1 basis."

Jamie Everitt

Anglian Community Enterprise

"I found the course fascinating and enlightening."

Andrew Fanner

Solent NHS Trust

"Excellent trainer, excellent venue, excellent course."

Paulette Pinnock

Heart of Birmingham PCT

"Found it challenging which is unusual for most IT courses I attend, which meant I learnt useful things."

Alan Slack

Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust

"Very helpful. Content was just right for my level."

Rhys Viney

British Medical Association

"Excellent course, well presented and adapted to trainees needs."

Pam Wilkinson

Amplatzer Medical UK Ltd

"Very enjoyable course, came from no knowledge to beginner in 2 days. Well delivered and relevant content."

Thomas Woolley

The Office of the Director of Public Health

"Very helpful well explained course, suited to our needs and not rushed."

Mark Akers

Northern Lincolnshire & Goole Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

"A very good course delivered at a good pace and enough time spent on each topic so it didn't seem rushed."

Ranjita Sen

Department of Health

"The content of the course was good, including some useful tips. I learnt a lot of useful new information. The manuals are very handy for future reference."

Karen Clements

Birmingham Women's Health Care NHS Trust

"Very enjoyable course. I have learnt a lot and it has been a good start for SQL."

Helen Eaton

NICE (National Institute for Health & Care Excellence)

"The trainer was good and knew the subject very well."

Diane Hulme

Solent NHS Trust

"A really good (Advanced Excel) course. I thought it was good to gain ideas on what the group needed to focus on more specifically so all of the course was relevant."

Joanne Chapman

Birmingham Women's Health Care NHS Trust

"Excellent manual, great venue, delivered at just the right level. Thanks for lunch."

Jill Eldon

Health and Social Care Information Centre

"For a complete beginner with SQL, this was perfect - thanks."

Adam Taylor

The Office of the Director of Public Health

"Very patient tutor. Excellent."

Catherine Moss

Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre Hospital NHS Trust

"Right amount of content. Very useful course manual - I will be referring to it a lot! Really good tutor - easy to understand!"

Belinda Iringe-Koko

Central North West London (CNWL) NHS Foundation Trust

"I was pleased to have additional exercises to work through after the course so I can practice in my own time."

Rebecca Wyard

ORH Ltd.

"Course was great; we got through a lot of content and value for money perception is very high! The person who dealt with my phone enquiries was excellent."

Sue Hill

Cheshire & Mersyside CSU


Marc Saxon

Manchester Royal Infirmary

"The course was excellent. The tutor was very approachable and helpful. I liked the small class sizes. The tutor made the subject matter interesting with the examples used. Great lunches too."

Tracy Navin

NICE (National Institute for Health & Care Excellence)

"Fantastic course and very well delivered. Much learnt and enjoyed - thank you. I will be back for other courses in the near future."

Craig Johnson

Greater Manchester Comprehensive Local Research Network

"Really enjoyed the course. Felt it was just the level I needed and very relevant. Also good to do with colleagues, so we can help each other out. The trainer was very patient and willing to be flexible with the content to what we needed. "

Alison Taylor


"Course was very good. Content of database better than normal. Lunch was nice as well."

James Van Sluis

NHS North of England Commissioning Support Unit

"The course was exactly what I hoped for plus good manuals to take home. It was an excellent course – totally met my needs & made extra tailored by being the only delegate. Thank you for not cancelling course! "

Jo Scott

Outlook Care

"Trainer was attentive to everyone. Pace of course was good - not too overwhelming. Exercises were useful for reinforcing what we have learnt."

Sophie Barton


"Very good course. Found it extremely helpful and the content was very relevant to our work."

Karen Corrigan

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust

"I believe I have everything I need to get going on my own at work. Thanks!"

Scott Wadeson

Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust

"Fantastic trainer, very enthusiastic and willing to solve any queries. Thanks."

Chris Belfield

Health & Safety Laboratory

"Nicely paced and good test data."

Amreek Dhillon

NHS North of England Commissioning Support Unit

"I was very impressed with the course (Excel Advanced) and will be recommending it to colleagues."

Susan Winstanley

North West Consortium

"Great manual. Extremely helpful and informative tutor. I had attended the basic course, which was very good and so decided to attend the advanced course."

Marvin Perrott

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

"Very good course. Goes through everything at a good pace with lots of demonstration on how to do things, with time to practice under supervision. Course was highly recommended by a colleague."

Gwilym Williams

Health Education East Midlands

"Excellently taught, trainer clear in his methods, approachable and enthusiastic. Great lunch too. Very happy with the two days."

Mark Ellis

ISS Mediclean Ltd

"Very well paced training course; well balanced between training, practice and breaks. Trainer always available for questions. Training willing to help with any other questions in the next few weeks."

Agnes Moulton


"Excellent venue and facilities. The trainer was informative and clear. The one to one course proved a real bonus for me. The exercises, pace and breaks were all excellent. Thanks."

John Pelan

Coloplast Ltd

"Very clear - both manual and course."

David Sayers


"Enjoyable course with a very helpful trainer. "

Mike Armstrong

Draeger Medical UK Limited

"Well presented in an ideal group size. The knowledge of the trainer was excellent."

Olivia Lumby

Heart of Birmingham PCT

"Really very informative. The trainer explained everything very clearly so that it was easy to understand and follow yet very enjoyable."

Jennifer Fox

NHS Islington

"Good content and knowledgeable trainer."

Michael Rooney

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

"Would definitely use Wise Owl again."

Damon Smith

Servelec Aura

"Very knowledgeable trainer, obviously with much experience of working with the programming language."

Christopher Finnemore

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

"An excellent day – informative and enjoyable. A few light bulbs have now switched on in my head!"

Carolyn Robertson

NHS Institute for Innovation & Improvement

"I really enjoyed the course and the trainer was fantastic. I will recommend Wise Owl for any further Microsoft courses which we may require in the future."

Karen Linton

Affinity Healthcare

"Excellent course, great location and trainer. Manuals are very comprehensive and will be an excellent reference tool back at the office."

Tom Hirst

Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

"Lovely venue with everything provided. Trainer took us through some stuff which wasn't on the list. Gave possible solutions about some problems we have with data. Very good price and came recommended."

Harminder Sandhu

NHS Herts Valleys CCG

"The trainer was very knowledgeable and helpful. I learnt plenty that I didn't already know and gained a better understanding of the things that I did know."

Ross Muteham


"Best training course I have been on by a long mile. Right pace, engaging content, helpful trainer, great manual and really useful to have USBs."

Kathryn Garnett

NHS Leeds West CCG

"The trainer was very helpful and made the course fun and easy to relate to the office environment."

Zoe Pink

Solent NHS Trust

"The trainer was extremely helpful and informative - very knowledgeable on the subject matter."

Neil Foot

St. Jude Medical UK Ltd

"A fantastic course! We will be recommending you to our colleagues."

Carl Money

Health and Social Care Information Centre

"Very enjoyable course - easy to follow and felt the right level for me as a beginner. Thanks."

James Swinburne

Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

"Clearly lunch was excellent!... and thank you for the course I thoroughly enjoyed it."

Matthew Hebben

ISS Mediclean Ltd

"I absolutely loved the SSRS 2008 R2 course ! The trainer was great – giving one-to-one attention to all the delegates and taking it upon himself to find and provide answers to trickier questions –, the pace was just right for me and the content was comprehensive. All in all, a fantastic course ! Thank you very much for it!"

Angeliki Antonarou

NHS Leeds West CCG

"Interesting and lots of useful content. Going out to lunch creates relaxed friendly atmosphere. Only course of its kind available for the price. I’ve since been recommending your courses around the office too, so hopefully you’ll see some more HSCIC staff soon enough!"

Lewis Cameron

Health and Social Care Information Centre

"A very good course set at just the right pace. My previous experience on a Wise Owl course was equally as good."

Abigail Fox

Department of Health

"Good tailoring of the course content to suit our individual needs - delivered by a good course instructor."

Colin Sagar

Birmingham Women's Health Care NHS Trust

"Very good course. Learnt a lot!"

Stephen Du Bois

Chartered Society of Physiotherapy

"Great course, really useful. Excellent presentation and good resources."

Richard Baines

Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

"A very good course, aimed at just the right level for me."

Jane Robinson

Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA)

"A great course which moved along at the correct pace for the participants. It was good to get out for lunch (lovely food!) and to get away from the computers."

Jane Taylor


"Good all round. Very useful."

Mike Prendergast

Countess of Chester Hospital

"The content of the course was set at the right level and at the correct pace."

Robert Gilmartin

Salford PCT

"This was an excellent hands-on course where you build and expand on databases, putting into practice new skills as they were learnt. This is the second Wise Owl course which I have attended and once again I was impressed by the friendliness of the staff, the standard of the tutors and the quality of the course materials. Highly recommended."

Karen Edwards

Bury NHS Primary Care Trust

"Overall, course content and materials are perfect. The course contents are more visible when comparing to the other courses available on the search engines. Yes, I will be in touch with you for sure for future course preferences."

Subhashini Petikiriarachchi

Derbyshire Health United

"Great exercises, great teaching methods and classroom structure delivering the course. Informative but very engaging. A great experience."

Justin Stennett

Canwick House Care Home

"The trainer's delivery was superb throughout. Small numbers on course made it flow more smoothly. Content was interesting and was covered in the right level of depth. Thoroughly enjoyed the content and can see how I will use all of the skills in the workplace."

James Clayton

Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

"Good insight into SQL and great that you go away with course manual and exercises to try at home, as well as website for future reference."

Leanne Hughes

Aintree University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

"Excellent courses which covered everything I wanted to learn and then some. The exercises challenging and interesting. The subject data is a very good idea and appeals to users from any background. This will be my last course for now – I’ve got used to the Minshull Street site! I can’t recommend the courses enough, great site, great trainers, great content. Hopefully my colleagues will be coming to you in the future."

David Bell-Hartley

UHSM NHS Foundation Trust

"I enjoyed the course and it was easy to follow. The course manual is very detailed and is useful to refer back to."

Christine Chevalier

Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust

"The course was interesting, enjoyable and relevant. Very useful course material provided."

Bina Patel

North Lancashire Primary Care Trust

"Trainer was very good and made it easy to understand. Exercises very good and manuals very useful."

Suzanne Middleton

Northern Lincolnshire & Goole Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

"A very comprehensive and relaxed course which kept my interest - great stuff, with a lot of topics to learn. Great lunch also. Thanks."

Marcus Parsons

South Staffordshire & Shropshire Healthcare NHS Trust

"Trainer was excellent, presentation skills, knowledge, pace and pitch perfect."

Simon Haistead

East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust

"Great course; the trainer was very clear, concise and enthusiastic. The manuals will be a very useful point of reference in the future, I'm sure."

Paul Clewer


"I really enjoyed the course. The venue is nice. It was fun. I would definitely come back again. I found that I knew quite a lot on the 1st day but 2nd/3rd day were really good learning experiences. I still have some work to do. Thank you."

Karen Astill

NHS Wirral

"Trainer was very knowledgeable and helpful. Course content was good and helped formulate ideas for how to do things smarter."

Hilary Booth

Health Education East Midlands

"Lots of handy info and manuals. Well presented. Even with little experience of SQL the course and the way it was presented was very helpful to me. It was overall one of the best courses that I have ever attended."

Lynne Jones

Aintree University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

"Really helpful manuals and exercise materials. Trainer really friendly and helpful - thanks!"

Steve Mosby

Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust

"Very fast paced but managed to keep up. Great to practice writing script over and over again rather than too much listening. Very hands on with good exercises."

Alison Phiri

Leeds South and East CCG

"Very well supported, pace of training and regular use of exercise to embed knowledge, very helpful. Great trainer, always felt like he was happy to help and never felt rushed."

Rory McLeod

East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust

"I was the only delegate on the ASP.NET course that I attended which meant that the course was tailored to my own needs and at a speed to suit me. A very enjoyable course!"

Elaine Wilson

Complete Medical Group

"I really enjoyed the course and the content was perfect for my needs. I would recommend it to others."

Amandeep Singh

Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust

"Excellent course and trainer, would recommend to colleagues."

Peter Chenery

Anthony Nolan

"The best trainer I've ever had. Explained things so clearly and in detail. Will highly recommend Wise Owl."

Alex Dodman

East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust

"Timely course. Good enthusiasm from trainer."

David Leese

NHS Leeds West CCG

"Very useful to have the manual and USB to continue learning after course. Fast paced but lots to cover, enjoyed the course and learned a lot. Trainer was extremely patient!"

Rebecca Downes


"Excellent, trainer very helpful and explained everything in detail."

Jane Moss

Manchester Royal Infirmary

"A really excellent trainer who covered the material in a very helpful and interactive way."

Rob Nicholls


"Very helpful and knowledgeable tutor. Good tailored pace."

Karen Stansfield

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

"Enjoyed this course, trainer was excellent. Explained clearly and not at a level over my head, easy to speak to. Class was just right too."

Kate Greenwood

Merseycare NHS Trust

"Trainer was very interested in subject which enthused me."

Paul Ansboro

NHS North of England Commissioning Support Unit

"Course venue is excellent and no more than 6 in a group is excellent student/trainer ratio. Course covers all parts of basic SQL."

Andrew Wilson

Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust

"Another really excellent course (previously did Excel VBA.) The course manuals are extremely useful for reference."

Dominic .


"Great course - would recommend to others."

Michael Kenyon

Blackpool Primary Care Trust

"Really good course for learning new skills and refreshing on content already known. The trainer is great and maintained excellent course delivery through the 2 days - much enthusiasm."

Liz Andrew

Greater Manchester Comprehensive Local Research Network

"Excellent course and trainer - really enjoyed it."

Souheila Fox

The Office of the Director of Public Health

"Useful and well paced. Good that only 2 delegates on this session, so more personal support - good for me! Clear handouts - nice pen and lunch too!"

Frank Vyvyan

Guy's and St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

"A very good course tailored to my requirements."

Claire Walker


"The teaching was very clear and easy to follow with good course materials. The trainer was very flexible and responsive to our requests, some of which were sprung at the last minute. Overall I got a lot out of the course."

Aileen McLoughlin

Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust

Wise Owl would like to thank those listed above for kindly agreeing to be quoted.

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