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In this section, you can find useful information on healthcare science, pharmacy, research and medicine.

Healthcare Science
On this page, explore how to become a healthcare science professional. There is a short video from recent undergraduate healthcare science students: www.healthcareers.nhs.uk/ptp

Read about all the training routes: https://www.healthcareers.nhs.uk/explore-roles/healthcare-science

Explore university courses in healthcare science: www.healthcareers.nhs.uk/coursefinder

Clinical Engineering: Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine: https://www.ipem.ac.uk/

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Cambridge NIHR: https://cambridgebrc.nihr.ac.uk/

General Medical Association: https://www.gmc-uk.org/  
Medical Schools Council: https://www.medschools.ac.uk/  
Get into medicine, the medic portal: https://www.themedicportal.com/
Health Careers Website: https://www.healthcareers.nhs.uk/explore-roles/doctors

Reflective diary: The following link is from the Royal College of General Practitioners, and explains the route to become a doctor and introduces reflection and the use of a reflective diary: https://www.rcgp.org.uk/training-exams/discover-general-practice/inspiring-future-gps/-/media/22429C84E977471C860E9D9CA9B15CAC.ashx

Observe GP: The Royal College of General Practitioners has produced Observe GP, an alternative to work experience which highlights the role of a GP and the wider primary care team.

This is free to join, you will be asked register your interest you will be then be sent an email with a link and your registration details (you must be at least 16 years old to join). Available at rcgp.org.uk/observegp  

The Brighton and Sussex Medical School has created free virtual work experience: https://bsmsoutreach.thinkific.com/courses/VWE

British Dental Association https://www.bda.org/careers  
General Dental Council https://www.gdc-uk.org/
Dental Schools Council https://www.dentalschoolscouncil.ac.uk/ 
Health Careers Website: https://www.healthcareers.nhs.uk/explore-roles/dental-team

Free online course on dentistry: after completing the health and care academy you may want to undertake a free course on dentistry to learn more. Future learn course: https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/discover-dentistry