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Is a career in Nuclear Medicine for you?

If you enjoy physics and the biological sciences, then you’ll love nuclear medicine.

Find out more about this fascinating field through this short video

Produced by NHS West Midlands Workforce Deanery, endorsed by the BNMS

Featuring Past BNMS President Dr Alp Notghi

What is it like to be a Clinical Scientist?

Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust have produced a series of healthcare science films which they are sending to local schools to help students with their career choices.

Thinking of a career in nuclear medicine?

John Frank explains why Nuclear Medicine has become a major dynamic imaging speciality

pdfA Career in Nuclear Medicine

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Training and Education


Considerations for future demand for trained specialists in nuclear medicine - A document prepared by the Centre for Workforce Intelligence, the national authority on workforce planning and development for health and social care.

Nuclear Medicine RCP Specialty of the Month

Nuclear medicine is a vibrant specialty at the forefront of medical science. It utilises tiny amounts of radioactive substances (tracers) to visualise physiological processes in the body. As physiological changes tend to precede anatomical changes, nuclear medicine imaging techniques can often diagnose and determine response to treatments before other imaging modalities.

FAQ for overseas enquiries - Technologists and Radiographers

This document provides some useful guidance around working in the United Kingdom if you are considering travelling from overseas.

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Careers Overview

Nuclear Medicine Career Information

Nuclear Medicine encompasses a range of 'craft groups' including Physicians, Radiologists, Clinical Scientists, Radiopharmacists, Radiographers, Medical Physics Technicians and Nurses. Whilst there is no one model for Nuclear Medicine service delivery and hence it is not possible to give definitive information on roles and responsibilities, the following documents have been assembled with the view to answering frequent questions regarding career opportunities and educational and training requirements.  See also the School and Students Section under Training and Education