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Healthcare Science

We have oversight of training programmes and initiatives to develop the healthcare science workforce, with an aim of ensuring a sustainable fit-for-purpose workforce supply for NHSScotland.

Quick guide to HCS  - life sciences, physical sciences and clinical physiology. We cover:

  • Postgraduate Scientist trainees, including pre-registration Clinical Scientists;
  • Pre-registration and post-registration support for other groups;
  • NES-delivered CPD generic learning: Leadership; Trainers; and on-line;
  • Quality monitoring of trainees, training and departments;
  • UK-level issues for Healthcare Science education, training and accreditation