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Supporting healthcare scientists

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Healthcare scientists make a real difference to patient care. Explore our training programmes for this vital part of the healthcare workforce.

Current trainees

Everything you need to know about your workplace-based training programme in one place.

Training officers and assessors

Find advice, guidance and policies about our programmes and their assessment.

Public and patients

Healthcare scientists make up 5% of the NHS workforce but are involved in 80% of diagnoses. Find out more about our work.


Accreditation of programme providers

Advice and guidance for HEIs and work based providers, on how to become an approved provider of healthcare science programmes.


The OneFile e-portfolio system allows trainees to capture and store evidence, and to receive feedback from training officers and assessors on workplace activity and learning.

Curriculum library

Up to date curriculum content for your programme.

Accredited Scientific Practice

ASP programmes are short courses studying modules from NSHCS portfolio programmes. Explore our ASP directory and find out how you can propose a new programme that meets your training needs.


  • Introducing OneFile - webinars for trainees and Training Officers

    Introducing OneFile - webinars for trainees and Training Officers

    Dates: 26 September - 19 October 2018

  • STP Induction Day 2018

    STP Induction Day 2018

    Date: Monday 10 September 2018

  • Leadership Masterclass - Manchester

    Leadership Masterclass - Manchester

    Date: Wednesday 19 September 2018

  • HSST Induction and Networking Day 2018

    HSST Induction and Networking Day 2018

    Date: 17 October 2018