From a young age, Samanatha was interested in the workings of the heart, and chose biology, chemistry and physical education as her A level subjects.
After her degree in pharmaceutical chemistry, Shazmeen was set on studying a PhD until she came across the NHS Scientist Training Programme (STP). Today she's on the STP working as a trainee clinical pharmaceutical scientist and she loves it.
Jane Lynch, STP Training Programme Director, shares her thoughts on what makes good evidence, training plans and giving feedback to trainees.
Sarah Clinton, Training Manager at the West Midlands Regional Genetics Laboratory, shares her thoughts on training plans and competencies.