31 / 1 / 2014 10.54am
Healthcare Science Week 2014 runs from 14 - 23 March and organisations are busy preparing their local career promotion activity.
To help healthcare science professionals, NHS Careers has published Healthcare Science Week; A guide for healthcare science staff. The guide contains a range of ideas to help inspire local plans such as:
- suggested activities - foyer events, school visits, use of social media
- information on how to become a STEMNET ambassador
- links to toolkits to help presentations in schools and colleges
- draft press release and articles for communicating internally
- good practice examples.
Need some inspiration - read our latest blog
Sandra Richards, chartered biochemist, STEMNET ambassador, top 100 scientist and newly appointed engagement lead for Lab Tests Online UK, shares her ideas for healthcare science week. "We have moaned for years that no one knows who we are or what we do...well come on then, lets tell them, let’s show the world who we are and what we do and why we are vital to a diagnosis."
What are you planning?
NHS Employers is developing a calendar of events, which will highlight Healthcare Science Week 2014 activity across the country. Visit our dedicated section and fill out the 'take part' form to share your plans.
Within this section you can also find out what took place last year. Remember... we can't share it if we don't know about it.