Neurophysiology is concerned with the investigation of function in the central and peripheral nervous system.

If you’re a healthcare scientist working in neurophysiology, you’ll be a specialist practitioner investigating the function of the nervous system to diagnose and monitor neurological disorders.

Working life

You’ll diagnose and monitor neurological disorders, including:

If you work in this area of healthcare science, you’ll carry out investigations in dedicated environments or departments, in intensive care settings and in operating theatres. You’ll work directly with inpatients and outpatients of all ages (babies, children and adults).

Investigations include:

Who will I work with?

You will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team that includes doctors specialising in neurology, specialist nurses and other healthcare science staff (eg those specialising in audiology or ophthalmic and vision science).

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