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).
We are pleased to announce that the applications process opens today for the NHS Clinical Entrepreneur Programme.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Faculty of Clinical Informatics offers professional leadership to clinical informaticians within the UK and aims to progress informatics as a profession.
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.
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.
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.
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.