Healthcare Science Week 2016

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Healthcare science week

17 / 12 / 2015 10.51am

Healthcare Science Week provides employers with an opportunity to educate and excite the local community about the work of your healthcare science workforce and the vital role they play in patient care and treatment. 

Getting involved

There are a number of ways you can get involved locally; 

  • organise a stand in a public area of your trust with some of your healthcare science workforce
  • give a presentation in a school or college
  • invite school and college students into one of your healthcare science departments.

You can also display our poster which provides an at a glance summary of the four healthcare science disciplines, a selection of specialisms and some key facts to help promote these fantastic careers. 

Health Careers have some great resources including a toolkit for healthcare science ambassadors to use including presentation slides, a video, poster and leaflet along with real life stories to use in schools and colleges.

It's over to you

It's really important to play a role in enthusing and recruiting scientists of the future, developing the existing scientific workforce and encouraging innovation and Healthcare Science Week is a great way of doing this. 

To make 2016 a success, it's important to plan ahead with your staff. 

Needs some inspiration - look what happened in 2015

Healthcare Science Week 2015 was a busy one! Find out what organisations did in our activity calendar and read our social media storify round up. You can also read an interesting Healthcare Science Week blog by Paul Booker, clinical scientist in radiotherapy physics.

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