Allied Medical Specialisms

Prospects Profile: Anatomical Pathology Technologist

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Community Pharmacist

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Prospects Profile: Dietitian

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Prospects Profile: Diagnostic Radiographer

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Prospects Profile: Dispensing Optician

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Prospects Profile: Genetic Counsellor

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Prospects Profile: Health Play Specialist

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Prospects Profile: Hospital Pharmacist

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Prospects Profile: Nutritionist

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Prospects Profile: Occupational Therapist

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Prospects Profile: Ophthalmologist

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Prospects Profile: Optometrist

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Prospects Profile: Orthoptist

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Prospects Profile: Prosthetist/ Orthotist

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Prospects Profile: Speech and Language Therapist

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Prospects Profile: Therapeutic Radiographer

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Society of Radiographers

Professional body representing diagnostic and therapeutic radiographers. Directory of courses and careers information.

Institute of Meat

The professional body for people from the meat industry and related fields of activity.

Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists

Professional body for speech and language therapists. Careers and course information.

Volunteering opportunities with NHS Grampian Community Adult Speech and Language Therapy Service

The Speech and Language Therapy service provides community services across Aberdeen to people with neurological disorders and who have communication impairments associated with their condition. Read their leaflet (linked below) for details of voluntary opportunities.

A Career in Speech and Language Therapy

Information on how to become a Speech and Language Therapist with case studies and analysis of the skills and qualities required for the work.

  • Author: Janet A Wright and Myra Kersner
  • Published: 2013

You will find this book in the Careers Service library on the second floor of the Hub.

British Dietetic Association

Careers information on training, qualifications and vacancies.

Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM)

Bringing together physical science, engineering and clinical professionals in academia, healthcare services and industry the institution provides accredited training and advertises job opportunities in medical physics and bioengineering on the website.

British Institute of Radiology

Professional body - website includes online access to the latest issue of BIR News.

College of Optometrists

Find out what an Optometrist does and how to qualify and register. There is information on course-providers and sources of funding.

Association of Optometrists

Follow the link below to download a brochure which explains the work of an Optometrist as well as entry routes and requirements.

Optometry Today

Search for the latest vacancies by job sector, location or keyword.

Optician Jobs

Search for the latest opportunities by type of post, location or keyword.

Allied Health Professions Student Employability

Analysis of the skills required for a career in an allied health profession, such as dietetics, physiotherapy and occupational therapy.

  • Author: Higher Education Academy
  • Published: April 2005

You will find this book in the Careers Service library on the second floor of the Hub.

British Assocation of Occupational Therapists/ College of Occupational Therapists

Find out what the job involves and obtain information about courses and qualifications. You can download their careers handbook and watch video clips about the profession. There is also a listing of current vacancies (members only) and online access to features in their publication, Occupational Therapy News.

From Academic to Medical Witer: Getting started in Medical Communications

Information on what careers in Medical Communications involve. There is a free careers guide you can download and there are webcasts of people working in this area explaining what they do. The same website also contains current vacancy information for Medical Communications.

You will find this book in the Careers Service library on the second floor of the Hub.

Getting started in HEOR/ Market Access Medical Writing (MedComms)

This guide focuses on medical writing and medical communications roles in the HEOR/market access arenas. If you have an interest in the commercial aspects of healthcare delivery and in helping deliver value to patients, a passion for writing and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, then working in HEOR/market access might be for you. This guide will provide you with an in-depth introduction to this specialist area.

FirstMedCommsJob.com

Read articles on career opportunities in Medical Communications. You can also search for the latest opportunities and download a careers guide.

Nutrition Society

Click on Membership and then Students to access case studies of people working in Nutrition careers.

British Nutrition Foundation

Information on careers in Nutrition and Dietetics and details of postgraduate courses.

Institute of Trichologists

Information on how to train as a Trichologist and what the work involves.

Royal Pharmaceutical Society

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (RPSGB) is the professional body for pharmacists and the regulatory body for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians in England, Scotland and Wales. Information on careers in Pharmacy and accredited courses.

Careers in the Allied Health Professions (NHS)

Information and case studies on the wide range of roles covered by the term "Allied Health Professions" in the NHS.

Academy of Pharmaceutical Sciences

UK-based professional membership body for Pharmaceutical Scientists. Their website has details of latest vacancies and information on pursuing a career in this area.

Pharmacy Technician resources (USA)

This site contains links to websites where you can find information about working as a Pharmacy Technician in the US. There are links to professional associations, job sites and professional journals.