Industry, Healthcare science

Genomics 101: Understand the role of genomics in healthcare

The use of genomics within healthcare is expanding, moving out of specialist areas and into routine care through the introduction of the Genomic Medicine Service in England (GMS).

18th November 2020

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
Industry, Healthcare science

NHS People Plan now live

7th August 2020
STP, Industry, Healthcare science

NSHCS response to open letter about BAME trainee numbers

17th July 2020

Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) programme repeats survey of healthcare workforce

Request for Healthcare Scientists to complete technology survey

24th September 2019

Population Health Fellowship

Health Education England is launching a one-year pilot in population health, targeted at healthcare workers in the NHS. The pilot aims to develop and grow a workforce of professionals who will incorporate population health into their everyday jobs and will ultimately add to the ever-growing group of population health workforce from multiple disciplines.

20th September 2019

New introductory genomics videos

19th September 2019

Appeal for Consultant Geneticist or Biochemists to join the NICE Diagnostics Advisory Committee

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) are looking for pathology, acute medicine or diagnostic scientists to join their Diagnostics Advisory Committee. They are particularly keen to receive applications for these roles from consultant clinical geneticists and consultant clinical biochemists.

2nd August 2019

New Genomics Education Programme Website is Live

The Genomics Education Programme (GEP) has a new online home.

26th June 2019

NSHCS accredits new degree launched by the University of Warwick and University Hospitals Birmingham

University Hospitals Birmingham Foundation Trust and the University of Warwick have launched a degree designed to train people for a new digital healthcare scientist role within the NHS. The new degree will be accredited by the National School of Healthcare Science.

14th June 2019

Academy for Healthcare Science looking to expand its Assessor pool in Clinical Biochemistry

The Academy for Healthcare Science (AHCS) awards a Certificate of Equivalence to individuals who have worked in healthcare or science in the UK, EU or overseas, seeking recognition that their previous training, qualifications and experience meet the specified programme learning outcomes outlined in Modernising Scientific Careers curricula.

7th June 2019

Applications are now open to join the Faculty of Clinical Informatics

The Faculty of Clinical Informatics offers professional leadership to clinical informaticians within the UK and aims to progress informatics as a profession.

7th June 2019

Tribute to Barbara Wood

We at the National School of Healthcare Science were sad to learn of the recent death of Barbara Wood.

13th May 2019

HEE funded Healthcare Science Outreach programme wins Advancing Healthcare Award

Congratulations to the Reach Out for Healthcare Science (ROfHCS) Team. They were presented with the Academy for Healthcare Science Award for Inspiring the Healthcare Science Workforce of the Future.

16th April 2019

Leadership development opportunities for women in Healthcare Science

This month the first female trainee has completed the Higher Specialist Scientist Training programme; the School would like to highlight two upcoming leadership development opportunities for women in Healthcare Science.

15th April 2019

School set to grow following staff restructure

The National School of Healthcare Science is set to grow substantially following an extensive review of its staffing structures that resulted in a comprehensive restructure. Far from merging or reducing the number of positions within the School, this restructure was focused on the need for the School to grow in order to fulfil its full role as the cornerstone of healthcare science training under Modernising Scientific Careers.

20th December 2018

School joins in NHS’s 70th birthday celebrations

Twitter was buzzing with messages from NHS staff, celebrities and the wider public who were keen to look back on all of the NHS’s incredible achievements from the past 70 years and ahead to future innovations that will help the NHS to deliver more effective treatments in a more efficient way.

17th July 2018