Bulletin

December 2012 CSO Bulletin now available

The Chief Scientific Officer’s Bulletin for December 2012 is now available. This edition contains information and booking details about the national Trainee event in January, a one-year update on the Innovation, Health & Wealth report,  details of the latest Awards … Read more → – December 2012 CSO Bulletin now available

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

Diagnostics looks to the future with 2020 visioning event

Staff from across the five pillars of diagnostics came together in London on 17 September for a Diagnostics “visioning” event to look at planning for diagnostics in 2020. The aim was to try to predict, anticipate and prepare for the … Read more → – Diagnostics looks to the future with 2020 visioning event

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

CSO Speech for the launch of the Academy for Healthcare Science

The Chief Scientific Officer was one of the keynote speakers for the launch of the Academy of Healthcare Science in the House of Lords on Wednesday 5 September 2012, hosted by the Earl of Lindsay.   > Read the Chief … Read more → – CSO Speech for the launch of the Academy for Healthcare Science

NHS Chief Executive sets out timetable for transition

The NHS Chief Executive, David Nicholson, set out the timetable and structures for transition across the NHS, Public Health and education & training in a letter to NHS leaders. NHS Chief Executive, David Nicholson, has written to NHS leaders to … Read more → – NHS Chief Executive sets out timetable for transition

National School publishes survey of Modernising Scientific Careers trainee views

The National School of Healthcare Science (NSHCS) carried out its first online survey of the STP (Scientist Training Programme) trainees to provide baseline information about the new education & training programme for healthcare scientists. The survey was carried out after … Read more → – National School publishes survey of Modernising Scientific Careers trainee views