Healthcare science staff play a vital role in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of a huge number of medical conditions. Healthcare Scientists provide support and advice to healthcare professionals in the diagnosis and treatment of disease e.g. Microbiology, and may work in hospital laboratories - including clinical pathology laboratories and laboratories in specialist hospitals and the community - including clinics.
It is possible to enter at any level with the appropriate employment, qualifications, skills &/or experience.
Details on other careers can be found in the Health Careers Website and Healthcare Apprenticeship Website link(s) listed below:
Healthcare Apprenticeship Standards Online: https://haso.skillsforhealth.org.uk/pathways/
National School of Healthcare Science: https://nshcs.hee.nhs.uk/programmes/
Institute of Biomedical Science: https://www.ibms.org/education/