NES Events | NHS Education for Scotland | Claire Cameron (HCS Feb 2024)

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Claire Cameron

Principal Lead, Healthcare Science

NHS Education for Scotland

Claire has been a member of the NES HCS team in the role as Principal Lead Scientist since 2017. The main role and focus of her work is to lead the communications of the NES HCS activities and offerings, social media engagement, developing publications, Healthcare Science career promotions and supporting the NHS Scotland Career website to update the Healthcare Science career profiles. Claire also supports the team with CPD development and delivery. As a registered Biomedical Scientist, her other joint role is working in service as an Education and Training Manager for the department of laboratory medicine, NHS Lothian.

Her NHS career began as a Medical Laboratory Assistant (MLA) before undertaking her trainee role towards registration as a Biomedical Scientist and onto further specialism in Transfusion Science with an MSc at Edinburgh University. She is a member of various committees such as the IBMS Scottish Training Forum and an active IBMS external verifier assessing Biomedical Scientist trainees for their HCPC registration. 

Out with her work activities, Claire volunteers in a school mentoring programme MCR Pathways, a pilot for the cycling without age charity, and an active triathlete participating in extreme triathlons such as the Xtri Celtman races.

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