Clinical pharmaceutical science

Clinical pharmaceutical science involves the manufacture and supply of radioactive substances used in the diagnosis and treatment of patients.

As a scientist in clinical pharmaceutical science, you’ll be working directly with staff in nuclear medicine.


Working life

You’re likely to be based in the medical physics or radiology department of a hospital.

In this area of healthcare science, you’ll work as a clinical scientist in four areas of technical pharmacy:

Working in clinical pharmaceutical science, you’ll train in all four areas above, but once qualified will get a job that allows you to specialise in your area of interest.

Who will I work with?

You'll work as part of a team that will include other healthcare science staff working in medical physics or cardiac sciences, radiologists, pharmacists, therapeutic radiographers and specialist nurses.

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