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Educating and training the scientist workforce; apprenticeships, PTP, STP, HSST - the legacy of MSC

In this lecture, Alan Wainwright from the IBMS explores education and training at the institute in the last 20 years, providing updates on the role the institution has held in this time, the challenges that the profession has found and the legacy of MSC. 

Alan Wainwright CSci FIBMS, Institute of Biomedical Science

Emerging professions - physicians' associates and assistants

Dr Peter Nicholls from the University of Kent talks about physicians' associate and assistant programmes (providing a general overview), setting up the Kent and Medway medical school, the growing profession of physicians' associates and assistants and how fellows of the IBMS play a key role in maintaining these programmes. 

Dr Peter Nicholls, University of Kent, Canterbury

The economic need and strategic challenges to developing the scientist workforce

In this presentation, David Wells from NHS Improvement discusses the economic needs and challenges in order to develop the scientist workforce. This includes providing an economic case to show what those in advanced roles are able to achieve. 

David Wells, NHS Improvement

Establishing the consultant biomedical scientist role

In this lecture, Sarah May from the IBMS examines the need for consultant biomedical scientist roles. This has come about due to the increase in the ageing population and how this subsequently will lead to an increase in diseases. 

Sarah May, Institute of Biomedical Science

Legislative changes to regulation

Marc Seale from the Health and Care Professions Council the IBMS talks about the legislative changes to regulation. He provides an overview of regulators in UK and discusses the specific changes which have been made. 

Marc Seale, Health and Care Professions Council