Healthcare science

Healthcare scientists play an important role in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of medical conditions, as well as in rehabilitation. Along with doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals, healthcare science staff are essential members of the healthcare team.

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Anatomical pathology technologist

Anatomical pathology technologists (APTs) work in mortuaries. They assist pathologists with post mortems, deliver samples of ti...


Audiologists diagnose and manage patients who have hearing, balance and tinnitus problems.

Biomedical scientist

Biomedical scientists conduct a range of complex laboratory tests to help doctors diagnose, monitor and manage diseases.

Cardiac physiologist

Cardiac physiologists are involved in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with heart conditions. They can work in a wide ra...

Clinical engineer

Clinical engineers combine their engineering knowledge with problem-solving and design and development skills.

Clinical engineering clinical technologist

Clinical technologists make sure the technology and equipment used to diagnose and treat patients in hospitals are well-maintai...

Clinical scientist (life sciences)

Clinical scientists play an important role in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases and medical conditions.

Decontamination supervisor

Decontamination supervisors manage teams of technicians that decontaminate reusable medical devices.

Decontamination technician

Decontamination technicians decontaminate medical devices to make sure they are sterilised and ready for reuse.

Healthcare science support worker

Healthcare science support workers in the laboratory service carry out essential tasks, such as sample processing and stock con...

Medical illustrator

Medical illustrators are healthcare scientists who produce visual records so clinicians can diagnose and treat conditions.

Medical physicist

Medical physicists are clinical scientists who use their knowledge of clinical technology and scientific methods to help benefi...

Respiratory physiologist

Respiratory physiologists work directly with patients to deliver tests, assess patient's fitness for surgery and help with the ...

Sleep physiologist

Sleep physiologists provide specialist services to people who experience sleep disorders.