From treating cancer patients to cutting edge research on the effects of mobile phone use, Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering applied to medicine covers a whole range of subjects which require specialist knowledge and training.
People come into this career from a number of backgrounds and for a number of reasons. It is an extremely varied area to work in, but don't take our word for it - here is what some of our members say:
"Knowing that you are making a difference to people's lives is the best reward anyone could have"
"it allows you to to combine science and academic skills with benefitting patients"
"It is an extremely interesting and varied job"
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Careers in healthcare as a Clinical Scientist or Clinical technologist in an engineering specialism
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