Physiological Science

Prospects Profile: Healthcare Scientist: physiology

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.

Understanding Life: Focus on Physiology (The Physiological Society)

This useful booklet explains what Physiology is and what Physiologists do. It explores the range of options in this career area and has case studies of working professionals.

Association for Respiratory Technology and Physiology

Association for Respiratory Technology and Physiology (ARTP) is the sole professional organisation in the UK for practitioners working in clinical respiratory physiology and technology. Section on careers information & vacancies.

Society of Critical Care Technologists

Society of Critical Care Technologists (SCCT) is the professional governing body for Critical Care Technologists and holds the voluntary register for Clinical Technologists working in Critical Care, and is an active member of the Federation of Healthcare Science, in the division of Physiological Sciences.

British Society of Gastroenterology

The British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG) exists to maintain and promote high standards of patient care in gastroenterology and to enhance the capacity of its members to discover and apply new knowledge to benefit patients with digestive disorders. Sections on education and training.

Society for Cardiological Science and Technology

The Society for Cardiological Science and Technology (SCST) is the professional body for Cardiac Physiologists and Cardiographers. The SCST has close links with the British Cardiovascular Society which represent the medical specialists in Cardiology. The SCST seeks to promote good professional practice and standards throughout the profession of Cardiology. Section on vacancies.

The Physiological Society

Professional body, founded in 1876, that promotes Physiology and supports people who work in this area. Their website has information on initiatives that the society offers for postgraduates and early career researchers. There is also information on forthcoming events and current vacancies. You can also download their free careers booklet, Understanding Life (also available to download from this page of links).