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:

Useful links:
Healthcare Apprenticeship Standards Online:
National School of Healthcare Science:
Institute of Biomedical Science: