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A career in healthcare sciences

There are over 600 healthcare scientists working at UHS in everything from audiology to medical physics and clinical engineering and from microbiology to neuro and cardiac physiology. Some are lab based while others are patient facing. You’ll have access to one the UK’s leading clinical research facilities. In fact many of our consultant healthcare scientists lead on research - particularly in medical physics, clinical biochemistry and clinical immunology. We’re an established and approved training hub for our Scientist Training Programmes, and accredited by the National School of Healthcare Science. We have a dedicated education lead, an established education forum and offer support for trainees and trainers. So, if you’d like to develop your career in healthcare science we have the people, the training and the structure to help you flourish.

Our labs

We have a group of laboratories which provide diagnostic testing services for infectious diseases and immune system disorders including:

  • Microbiology

  • Virology

  • Microbial serology

  • Clinical immunology

  • Histocompatibility

  • Immunogenetics

Our microbiology laboratory is an HPA regional laboratory providing an extensive range of clinical microbiology diagnostic services including bacteriology, virology, serology, parasitology, mycology and molecular tests to hospitals and general practitioners.

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