Welcome to the National School of Healthcare Science

The School is part of Health Education England (HEE). The School facilitates and supports the education, training and development of all healthcare scientists from apprentices to Consultant grade, and provides programmes to allow scientists to adapt to new technologies and work flexibly across patient pathways providing high quality services.

Upcoming events

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01 Oct '20
FULL Train the Trainer

STP Webinar 1: Introduction to STP Train the Trainer

  • Thu, 1st Oct 2020 @ 14:00pm — 15:30pm
  • STP
05 Oct '20

Healthcare Science Education Conference 2020

  • Mon, 5th Oct 2020 @ 09:00am — 17:00pm
  • Healthcare Science, Education & training
05 Oct '20
Induction Days

An introduction to the HSST – 1st webinar of the 2020 HSST trainee induction

  • Mon, 5th Oct 2020 @ 13:30pm — 14:30pm
  • HSST

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Latest news

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Clinical Entrepreneur Programme – Applicants Process NOW OPEN!

We are pleased to announce that the applications process opens today for the NHS Clinical Entrepreneur Programme.

15th September 2020
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Joint Statement on HSST Eligibility

Significant scientific workforce shortages at senior levels have been identified in several Life Science specialties, which have been further highlighted during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Higher Specialist Scientific Training (HSST) Programme trains Healthcare Scientists to consultant level, however HSST is currently not open to all individual scientists with the potential to develop and take on the role of a consultant scientist.

11th September 2020
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Learning and Development

New introductory genomics courses launched

2nd September 2020