This accredited course co-ordinates specialist contributions from clinical scientists, consultants, clinical networks and departments. It uses facilities from Newcastle University and Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. The course offers specialist pathways in medical physics and physiological sciences and is available to the healthcare science workforce and through competitive national recruitment.
This specialist course runs under the NHS Scientist Training Programme (STP) and is accredited by the National School for Healthcare Science Accreditation Unit. Combining academic and workplace learning, the formal teaching element is delivered through structured residential teaching blocks and online study.
Due to the unique nature of this course full information is available on our Faculty of Medical Sciences website.
There are two pathways:
Medical Physics offers specialisms in:
- radiotherapy physics
- radiation safety physics
- imaging with ionising radiation
- imaging with non-ionising radiation
Physiological Sciences offers specialisms in:
- cardiac science
- vascular science
- respiratory and sleep science
- gastrointestinal physiology
- urodynamic science