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Clinical Scientist (United Kingdom)

  • Generic name of profession

    Title:
    Medical physicist
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Clinical Scientist
    Translation(s):
    Clinical Scientist (EN)
    Country:
    United Kingdom
    Region:
    All regions
  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

     
    EU Law :
    Other  

    Directive 2005/36/EC

    National legislation:

    Health and Social Work Professions Order 2001

    Useful link:
    http://www.hcpc-uk.org/aboutus/legislation/

    Regulation

     
    Type of regulation :
    Protected title (without reserves of activities)

    Recognition

     
    Recognition under:
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    Additional information :
    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    General system of recognition - primary application
    Qualification level:
    PS4 - Diploma of post-secondary level (exactly 4 years) , Art. 11 e
    Prior check of qualifications for a temporary and/or occasional provision of services:
    No
    Prior check of qualifications only for individual professionals not benefiting from automatic recognition:
    No
  • Activities

    Description of activities:

    A clinical scientist oversees specialist tests for diagnosing and managing disease. They advise doctors on tests and interpreting data and carry out research to understand diseases. Protected titles: Clinical Scientist. Modalities: Audiology, Clinical Biochemistry, Clinical Genetics, Clinical Immunology, Clinical Microbiology, Clinical Physiology, Embryology, Haematology, Histocompatibility & Immunogenetics, Medical Physics & Clinical Engineering.

    Translation(s):

    A clinical scientist oversees specialist tests for diagnosing and managing disease. They advise doctors on tests and interpreting data and carry out research to understand diseases. Protected titles: Clinical Scientist. Modalities: Audiology, Clinical Biochemistry, Clinical Genetics, Clinical Immunology, Clinical Microbiology, Clinical Physiology, Embryology, Haematology, Histocompatibility & Immunogenetics, Medical Physics & Clinical Engineering.

    (EN)
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