Health sector - testimonials

Below are 59 testimonials we've received from training courses for companies in the Health sector in the last 3 years.

"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

NHS South, Central and West CSU

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

Mark Akers

Northern Lincolnshire & Goole 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

"Would definitely use Wise Owl again."

Damon Smith

Servelec Aura

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

Diane Hulme

Solent NHS Trust

"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

NHS South, Central and West CSU

"I found the course fascinating and enlightening."

Andrew Fanner

Solent NHS Trust

"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 good course. Learnt a lot!"

Stephen Du Bois

Chartered Society of Physiotherapy

"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

"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

NHS South, Central and West CSU

"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

"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

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

Richard Baines

Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

"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

"Great course and a great trainer!"

Philip Taylor

Health Education North-West London

"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

"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

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

Justin Stennett

Canwick House Care Home

"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

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

Matthew Hebben

ISS Mediclean 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

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

Neil Foot

St. Jude Medical UK Ltd

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

Carl Money

Health and Social Care Information Centre

"The quality of manuals, examples and trainer were excellent. The trainer was happy to move off course to answer questions and tailor the content, this was great."

James Lodge

The Office of the Director of Public Health

"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

"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

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

Zoe Pink

Solent NHS Trust

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

Jill Eldon

Health and Social Care Information Centre

"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

"Good all round. Very useful."

Mike Prendergast

Countess of Chester Hospital

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

Steve Mosby

Salford Royal NHS Foundation 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 good course. Found it extremely helpful and the content was very relevant to our work."

Karen Corrigan

Oxford Health NHS Foundation 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 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

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

Julia Burrows

NHS South, Central and West CSU

"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

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

Simon Haistead

East of England Ambulance Service NHS 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

"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

"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

"Great to see the trainer can give an example when answering an ad-hoc question."

Harry Garnish

ORH Ltd.

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

Christopher Brown

Merseycare NHS 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

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

Scott Wadeson

Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust

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

Paul Ansboro

NHS North of England Commissioning Support Unit


Marc Saxon

Manchester Royal Infirmary

"Nicely paced and good test data."

Amreek Dhillon

NHS North of England Commissioning Support Unit

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

Rhys Viney

British Medical Association

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

Peter Chenery

Anthony Nolan

"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

NHS South, Central and West CSU

"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

"Very good course materials. Good pace."

Natalie Coakley-Bates

Eisai Europe Ltd

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

Sophie Barton

NHS South, Central and West CSU

"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

"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

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

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