HCS Week 2017 calendar

Healthcare Science Week 2017

This calendar shows all of the planned activities for Healthcare Science Week 2017 across the country.

If you have something organised and would like it featured in the calendar, email a brief outline of your activity including the date it will take place, location, activity, lead contact and any associated trust links to HCS@nhsemployers.org. 



Organisation and where      


Further information  

10 - 19 March Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospital Trust Stand in the hospital entrance featuring a different speciality over each of the five days. Pathology tours over lunchtime. Opportunities for paediactric patients to follow their blood specimens.  Michelle.Martin@bhrhospitals.nhs.uk  
10 March University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust.

Taking place in the Education Centre and Atrium at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.
Healthcare Science Day 9:30am-3:30pm.

Over 15 stands and interactive exhibits showcasing the vital, behind-the-scenes role of hospital scientists. 
Facebook: www.facebook.com/QEHBofficial 
Twitter: @uhbcomms
11 - 18 March  University of Bath in partnership with many other organisations. University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust. 
Bath Taps into Science Festival.

Genomics stand at the schools event (Friday 17 and Saturday 18).
Bath Taps into Science website  
Contact details 
List of events
13 March Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust  An interactive stand in the entrance to the hospital canteen (The Lagoon) to promote the fantastic work of Healthcare Scientists.  Hannah.Robinson@gosh.nhs.uk  
13 March University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust University Hospitals Birmingham Healthcare Scientist Annual Dissemination /Networking Day 9:30am-1:30pm.

Seminar for healthcare science professionals followed by HCS Apprenticeship workshop (2pm-4pm) 
Please register at: http://www.conferences.uhb.nhs.uk/uhb-hcs-annual-networking-day/

13 March The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation Trust  Healthcare science day - interactive stand in the T-bar and section in the main entrance to the hospital. Showcasing the work of medical physicists. Beccy.hewins@clatterbridgecc.nhs.uk   
13/14 March  Leicester Royal Infirmary Pop up stalls in the hospital restaurant which will showcase multiple disciplines in healthcare science including blood sciences, radiotherapy/medical physics, reproductive services and hearing Services. 

Activities will include promotional material of healthcare science careers, sperm and egg buzzer game, audiology demonstrations, microscopes, and invitations to participate in current research.

13 & 15 March  Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust Medical physics and clinical engineering stall with interesting demonstrations and objects to see and discuss with scientists. Andrea.Shemilt@nuh.nhs.uk
13-17 March Queens Hospital, Romford Pathology stand in the main atrium of the hospital.  david.king@bhrhospitals.nhs.uk

13-17 March  Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust A number of Interactive stands across sites from 12am-2pm to highlight training opportunities in relation to the 100k genomes project. Guided tours for trust staff - Contact Manjula.Rambhowan-Mudhoo@imperial.nhs.uk to book your slot.  emma.walker@imperial.nhs.uk    
13-17 March Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust  Healthcare scientists will be manning stands at lunchtimes in the GRH Outpatient Atrium and CGH outside the Blue Spa restaurant to talk to patients, staff and members of the public about science careers.  tony.dix@glos.nhs.uk    
14 March Sheffield Teaching Hospitals  Student careers event - talking to students about careers in healthcare science and Q&A.

Mrs Diana Jackson, BSc Rsci FIBMS, diana.jackson@sth.nhs.uk

14 March  Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust  Interactive sessions across all disciplines from 12.30 - 3pm in the lecture theatre.  sharon.green@cmft.nhs.uk
15 March Oxford University Hospitals 

Stand to celebrate the work of healthcare scientists in the NHS in the John Radcliffe Hospital near League of Friends cafe. 
15 March Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust

The Royal Oldham Hospital

A stand in the main corridor, showcasing the work of healthcare scientists in Pathology.
15 March Ashford and St Peter's NHS Foundation Trust Student careers event (am) and an open event for trust colleagues (pm). Showcase stands and interactive activities from anorectal physiology, cardiology, gastrointestinal physiology, clinical neurophysiology and respiratory physiology.  Sandra.Chinyere@asph.nhs.uk
16 March Oxford University Hospitals 

Stand to celebrate the work of healthcare scientists in the NHS. Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, main foyer.
16 March Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, Central Hall, St. Thomas' Hospital, Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7EH 12 - 2pm

Stands from physiology, life sciences, physics and engineering. No need to book just come along from midday.
16 March Viapath/St John's Institute of Dermatology
Handing out leaflets, providing a microscope for fun activities.

Karolina Wojcik, Karolina.Wojcik@gstt.nhs.uk

16 March Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust 
Queens Hospital
Radiotherapy physics stand in the hospital atrium. ryan.hulley@bhrhospitals.nhs.uk   
16 -17 March British Heart Foundation Cymru Pop up lab - 'be a scientist for the day'. https://www.britishscienceweek.org/events/british-heart-foundation-cymru-pop-up-lab/
17 March Oxford University Hospitals 

Stand to celebrate the work of healthcare scientists in the NHS. Churchill Hospital, main entrance.
17 March  Leicester Royal Infirmary See information above for 13/14 March events.

15-18 March  The Big Bang Fair NEC Birmingham Largest yearly celebration of science, technology, maths and maths.  https://www.thebigbangfair.co.uk/ 
18 March Barts Health NHS Trust - Neurophysiology Department at the Royal London Hospital 10am-2pm

Healthcare science careers in neurophysiology, audiology,cardiology, biochemistry, pharmacy and many more.


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