Collaborative meeting – Tuesday 26th March 2024


Date: Tuesday 26th March 2024
Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm
Location: Future Inn, Cabot Circus, Bond Street South, Bristol, BS1 3EN

Capacity will be limited due to the venue, click this link to register.



Time Agenda item
9:30am Registration and refreshments
10:00am Plenary session
Welcome and introduction
Dr Lisa Ayers, Head of National School of Healthcare Science, NHS England
Future of Healthcare Science with Q&A
Dr Victoria Chalker, Deputy Chief Scientific Officer, NHS England 
11:00am Discussion breakout sessions – questions that are going to be discussed will be emailed to delegates in advance of the event
Discussion 1: A joined-up training programme: how can we ensure that HEIs and workplaces continue to work together effectively?
Facilitated by Elizabeth Plumb, Head of Accreditation and Recruitment 
Discussion 2a: Exploring how the new progression policy can be used to best support STP Trainees
Facilitated by Dr EMma Bowers, STP Training Programme Director
Discussion 2b: Using the work-based assessments standards
Click this link to view the standards
Facilitated by Namir Al Hasso, STP Training Programme Director 
Discussion 3: Exploring how to best support HSST workplace research projects
Facilitated by Dr Owen Driskell, HSST Training Programme Director
Discussion 4: Exploring how Practice Educators for ETP and the NSHCS can best support struggling trainees as we move to a new curriculum
Facilitated by Jane Lynch, ETP & STP Training Programme Director and Liesl Carr, ETP Practice Educator for the Midlands
11:45am Refreshment break
12:00pm Plenary session: Sharing of good practice
Good Training Practice: The power of reflective workshops – Chaired by Dr Jo Horne
Harry Poole, Clinical Scientist, Training Officer (Medical Physics), Royal Stoke University Hospital
Good Training Practice: The value of mistakes
Nick Connolly, Training Officer (Reconstructive Science), Gloucestershire Hospitals 
12:45pm Lunch break
1:00pm Plenary session: Educator Strategy – Chaired by Namir Al Hasso
Professor Sheona MacLeod, Director of Education and Training, Workforce, Training and Education Directorate, NHS England
2:00pm PTP Strategy Implementation Group meeting – exclusively for University partners delivering PTP Healthcare Science degrees/degree apprenticeships
Facilitated by Graham Wilson, PTP Training Programme Director (invitation only)
2:00pm Specialty breakout sessions – questions can be submitted in advance of the event which may influence the presentations, but questions will also be welcomed on the day
Life Sciences – Chaired by Dr Lisa Ayers
An introduction to the Pathology Portal and Healthcare Science training
Professor Jo Martin, National Specialty Advisor for Pathology for NHS England and Pathology Portal Lead
Physical Sciences – Chaired by Dr EMma Bowers
ICSs, Imaging Networks and the National Imaging Workforce group – how can physical sciences get more involved?
Andrew Shah, IPEM representative on the National Imaging Workforce Group
Physiological Sciences – Chaired by Jane Lynch
Discussion on Education and Training as part of the Physiological Science transformation current and future
Nathan Hall, Head of Physiological Science Transformation 
2:45pm Refreshment break
3:15pm Plenary session – questions can be submitted in advance of the event which will influence the structure of this session, but questions and discussions will also be welcomed on the day
Ask the NSHCS
Dr Lisa Ayers, Dr EMma Bowers, Namir Al Hasso, Jane Lynch, Dr Jo Horne, and Dr Owen Driskell
Thank you and summary
Dr Lisa Ayers, Head of National School of Healthcare Science, NHS England
4:00pm Close

Last updated on 19th February 2024