NES Events | NHS Education for Scotland | Healthcare Science Postgraduate Scientist Trainees February 2018 | programme

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Healthcare Science Postgraduate Scientist Trainees & Supervisors Annual Conference Friday 02 February 2018

Registration for this Event is now closed, for further details please contact the NES Conference Team on 0131 656 3215/3216/4378 or

10.00  Registration / Refreshments / Networking

10.30  Chair's Welcome
           Dr Joanne Leitch
           Consultant Clinical Scientist / Head of Assisted Conception Unit
           NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde

10.40  Our Role at NHS Education for Scotland in Supporting Postgraduate Scientist Training
           Dr Robert Farley
           Healthcare Science Programme Director
           NHS Education for Scotland

11.00  Healthcare Science Leads and Local Trainee Networks
           Professor David Keating
           Head of Medical Physics and Clinical Engineering / Healthcare Science Lead
           NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde

11.20  Workshops
           Melissa Leitch
           Specialty Lead - Healthcare Science
           NHS Education for Scotland

11.30  Workshop Session 1 (Please see the Workshop page for further details)

           1. 2017 Survey & ARCP
           Andrew Davie and Melissa Leitch
           Specialty Leads - Healthcare Science 
           NHS Education for Scotland

           2. Research and Development Stories
           Dr Lizzie Hill
           Sleep Physiologist
           NHS Lothian

           Dr Paula McDonald
           Quality Lead / Biomedical Scientist / Clinical Scientist
           NHS Tayside

           Dr Ruth Hamilton
           Consultant Clinical Scientist - Vision Sciences
           NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde

           3. Training Plans Matter
           Dr Robert Farley
           Healthcare Science Programme Director
           NHS Educationfor Scotland

           4. CPD - What Impact?
           John McKinlay and Eleanor Humphreys
           Specialist Leads - Organisational Development, Leadership and Learning
           NHS Education for Scotland

           Simon Williams and Rob Coward
           Principal Educators
           NHS Education for Scotland

12.30  Lunch / Poster Exhibition / Networking

1.15   Chair's Welcome Back
          Dr Joanne Leitch

          Virtual Reality in Healthcare
          Dr Jonathan Ashmore
          MRI Physicist
          NHS Highland

1.40   Engaging with the Public via STEM
          Catherine Reynolds
          Trainee Clinical Scientist - Assisted Conception Unit
          NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde

2.00   Workshop Session 2 (see the morning session)

3.05   Summary of the Day and Q&A
          Dr Robert Farley & Workshop Leads

3.30   Poster Awards and Closing Reflection
          Dr Joanne Leitch

3.35   Refreshments / Networking