HSST 2023 Induction Agenda

Find out what will be happening at the 2023 induction day for new HSST trainees.


Date: Wednesday 11 October 2023

Time: 9:00am to 5:00pm

Venue: King’s House Conference Centre, King’s Church, Sidney Street, Manchester M1 7HB


The purpose of the day is to inform you about the programme, introduce your points of contact at the School and networking with your fellow new trainees. The School’s event team will be in touch with you over the summer with your registration link.


Time Room Agenda Speaker
10:00am Registration, refreshments and networking
10:30am Auditorium Welcome and structure of the day Kelly Bicknell
10:35am Auditorium The Consultant Clinical Scientist: Your role in the future NHS Dr Lisa Ayers
11:05am Auditorium Introducing the HSST

  • What is the HSST?
  • Training responsibilities
Dr Owen Driskell
11:45am Auditorium Role of National School and looking after your mental health and wellbeing Sally Clee
12:15pm Lunch and networking
1:15pm Transition to themed rooms
Auditorium Life Sciences Dr Owen Driskell
Seminar Room 1 Physical Sciences and Clinical Bioinformatics
Seminar Room 3 Physiological Sciences
1:20pm Important information for your time on the HSST
1:45pm Networking within themed groups
2:00pm Refreshment break and networking
2:30pm Auditorium What is it like on the HSST managing a bespoke training programme? Panel of trainees:

  • Kirsty Blythe (Radiotherapy Physics)
  • Kelly Bicknell (Virology)
  • Hannah Pymont (Microbiology)
Dr Owen Driskell
3:30pm Auditorium Questions for your Interim Head of School and Training Programme Director Dr Lisa Ayers
Dr Owen Driskell
4:15pm Auditorium Final remarks
4:30pm Networking
5:00pm Close

Last updated on 11th July 2023