Haematologists study blood and blood-forming tissues. They play a major role in the diagnosis and monitoring of patients with disorders of the blood and bone marrow, for example, leukaemia and related blood cancers, anemia, heamophilia and other bleeding and clotting problems and sickle cell disease.
You will need at least a 2:1 degree in life sciences (biomedical science, biology, microbiology, biochemistry or similar) this will allow you to apply for entry onto the NHS scientist training programme (STP), once completed you are eligible to apply for a certificate of attainment from the Academy for Healthcare Science (AHCS) which will allow registration as a clinical scientist with the Healthcare Professional Council (HCPC).
Confident with complex technology and systems/processes, good communication skills, the ability to work well within a team, able to work on your own initiative, a desire to promote the well being of others, good administration and record keeping abilities, accurate and attention to detail.
£25,000 to £31,000