How to apply to the Healthcare Science Innovation Fellowship

Find out how you can apply to the fellowship.


First discuss the opportunity with your Host department to agree a potential innovation project. Then complete and submit an application form, outlining the following:

  • why you are interested in the programme
  • how you believe it will help you develop as a Healthcare Scientist
  • details about your prior experience of innovating and improving service delivery and of project work
  • an overview of the potential technology innovation project, indicating its relevance for reducing healthcare inequalities by developing technologies for diagnosis, monitoring or management of long-term conditions to help people to live their lives well, for longer.

You can download a copy of the application form here.

Applications should be emailed to the following email address: with subject line ‘2023 Healthcare Science’.

For more information

Look out for weekly social media update via the following Twitter accounts:

National School of Healthcare Science: @NSHCS
NHS England Workforce, Training and Education: @NHSE_WTE.
D4D: @Devices4Dignity
HCS: @WeHCScientists
Sue Hill: @CSOSue
Avril McCarthy: @AvrilDMcCarthy


Direct enquiries to Clare Bartlett (D4D project manager):

Last updated on 24th November 2023