Training and Workforce


Lead Examiners for the Higher Specialist Scientist Training Programme

The National School of Healthcare Science is asking the Professional Bodies to nominate a Lead Examiner for the Higher Specialist Scientist Training (HSST) programme. It is based on recommendations from the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges for examiners in postgraduate medical specialties and modelled on particular requirements of the Royal College of Pathologists.

IPEM is looking for individuals who meet the eligibility requirements with respect to selection, training, performance management, duration of appointment and collection of equality and diversity data which are set out in this document. We will then put forward suitable nominations. 

For more details of how to apply and by when, please contact  

Specialty Lead Editors wanted

The School is also looking to recruit  a number of Specialty Lead Editors for the Scientist Training Programme (STP) Curriculum Content Review Project. They are looking for experienced Clinical Scientists to apply for the role of Specialty Lead Editor, who will head a Specialty Curriculum Review Group. The Review Group will be facilitated by the NSHCS and it will include Clinical Scientists, academics, professional body members, and patient representatives.

They are recruiting for the following Lead Editors in: Radiotherapy Physics, Imaging with Non-Ionising Radiation, Imaging with Ionising Radiation, Radiation Safety, and Clinical Bioinformatics Physical Sciences. For more information, including how to apply, please click here.




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