Tagged: education & training

NHS Centre for Professional Workforce Development launched

Healthcare science has come together with AHPs and Pharmacy colleagues in the North West to form the NHS Centre for Professional Workforce Development (CPWD).  The CPWD will provide a single point of access to 30,000 healthcare staff across the 60 … Read more → – NHS Centre for Professional Workforce Development launched

Booking now open for Big Bang Fair 2013

The Big Bang science fair is the largest celebration of science and engineering for young people in the UK. With interactive exhibits and science demonstrations, it lets young people met scientists, helping  to make the link between the classroom and … Read more → – Booking now open for Big Bang Fair 2013

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

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

Modernising Scientific Careers broadens reach

The extent and reach of the education & training programmes for healthcare science continues to grow with the second year of entry for Modernising Scientific Careers courses across all three scientific divisions this September. The Scientist Training Programme continues to … Read more → – Modernising Scientific Careers broadens reach

Medical Physics steering group to take forward European approach to education, training & recognition

A new CSO steering group is being set up to establish a national framework for the education, training and recognition of the Medical Physics Expert that meets the requirements of the revised European Basic Safety Standard. The group will be … Read more → – Medical Physics steering group to take forward European approach to education, training & recognition

Building a profile for healthcare science through COGENT – the science sector skills council

The Office of the Chief Scientific Officer is working with COGENT to promote the importance of healthcare science and to tie our work into the Government’s Life Sciences Skills Action Plan which was launched earlier this month. COGENT is the … Read more → – Building a profile for healthcare science through COGENT – the science sector skills council

Professional eligibility for the NHS Bursary Scheme – call for evidence

The Department of Health has implemented a mechanism to enable consideration, against a set of agreed standard criteria, of inclusion in the NHS Bursary Scheme for professions that do not currently attract a NHS bursary. A call for evidence to … Read more → – Professional eligibility for the NHS Bursary Scheme – call for evidence