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Presentations from the NHS Midlands and East healthcare science event – 9 Nov 12

  The following presentations are available from the NHS Midlands and East healthcare science event held at Leicester City FC on 9 Nov 2012. Healthcare Science – Making an impact in the new NHS  - Professor Sue Hill OBE, Chief … Read more → – Presentations from the NHS Midlands and East healthcare science event – 9 Nov 12

Presentations from the NHS North healthcare science event – 8 Nov 2012

The following presentations are available from the NHS North healthcare science event held at the Northern Ballet, Leeds on 8 Nov 2012 Introduction Neil Porter, Scientific Director, NHS North (Yorks and the Humber) Healthcare Science – Making an Impact in … Read more → – Presentations from the NHS North healthcare science event – 8 Nov 2012

October 2012 CSO Bulletin now available

The Chief Scientific Officer’s Bulletin for October 2012 is now available. This month’s edition contains information and booking details about the November healthcare science events, the launch of the Academy for Healthcare Science at the Houses of Parliament and the … Read more → – October 2012 CSO Bulletin now available

Sign up to ‘Making an impact in the new NHS’ – regional healthcare science events in November

The Scientific Directors are moving forward plans for regional healthcare science events to be held around the country in November to ensure healthcare scientists can play their part in the NHS reforms. The events will provide an update on the … Read more → – Sign up to ‘Making an impact in the new NHS’ – regional healthcare science events in November

2013 sees first Life Sciences Skills Awards

Cogent – the sector skills council for science based industries launched its new Life Science Skills Awards scheme on 15th October at the House of Commons. The award categories, which includes an award for healthcare professionals sponsored by the Chief … Read more → – 2013 sees first Life Sciences Skills Awards

Academy of Healthcare Science opens route to Clinical Scientist registration following HCPC approval

The Academy for Healthcare Science (AHCS) has gained approval by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) to grant Certificates of Equivalence and Attainment, leading to eligibility for registration as a Clinical Scientist. The approval means the AHCS  can now … Read more → – Academy of Healthcare Science opens route to Clinical Scientist registration following HCPC approval

Issue 9 of Screening Matters

The UK National Screening Committee has published issue 9 of its Screening Matters newsletter, containing the policy news and updates from the NHS screening programmes in England. • Read issue 9 of Screening Matters

Future plans for screening and immunisation services published

A joint letter from the NHS Commissioning Board, the Department of Health and Public Health England has set out plans for the future leadership, operation, co-ordination and accountability for national screening and immunisation services from April 2013 onwards. Read the … Read more → – Future plans for screening and immunisation services published

Research information alerts for scientists

NHS Evidence provides an alerts system that helps you to keep up-to-date with the latest research through receiving e-mail alerts from searches of the wide range journals and databases held in the NHS Athens system. You will need to be … Read more → – Research information alerts for scientists