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.
Today is the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, so we sat down with Lisa Ayers the HSST Training Programme Director here at the National School of Healthcare Science to hear all about her journey through science
Introducing the new National Institute for Health Research Training Advocates
We are offering all trainees an opportunity to present on their role as a Healthcare Scientist. This gives you an opportunity to fulfil STP professional practice competencies or meet HSST Standards of Proficiency.