Healthcare scientists are involved in 80% of all clinical decisions in the NHS. The diagnostic tests that you perform, analyse and interpret will ensure patients have the correct diagnosis, leading to accurate treatment pathways and improvements in quality of life.
Working within the demanding field of Clinical Photography, Healthcare Scientists will use high-quality photographic skills to support the diagnosis, monitoring, treatment, prevention, and rehabilitation of a variety of health diseases.
Clinical Photography practitioners specifically work in a fast-paced, challenging and stimulating environment which combines the use of both traditional and innovative technologies in order to provide excellent patient care and clinical support. By studying Clinical Photography at University of Gloucestershire, you will get access to leading expertise, facilities, and technology.
University of Gloucestershire has strong links to the NHS, hospitals and clinicians, which not only shape the curriculum but also ensure the skills you’re learning are fully relevant to the workplace. This course has specifically been developed in partnership with the professional body*.
You’ll study a variety of healthcare science topics alongside your clinical employment. This provides invaluable experience that use work-based application of the academic course content to develop your clinical and photographic skills and boost your ongoing career prospects.
*The course is currently seeking accreditation with The Institute of Medical Illustrators and the National School of Healthcare Science (NSHCS). On successful completion of the degree you will be eligible to apply for registration with the Academy for Healthcare Science and work within both the NHS and the independent sector.