Nuclear Medicine Scientists work with radioactive substances and radiolabelled pharmaceuticals to diagnose and treat patients. They are not regulated by law but may join a register that is accredited by the PSA.
The Academy for Healthcare Science is the overarching body for the whole of the Healthcare Science Profession, working to ensure that Healthcare Science is recognised and respected as one of the key clinical professions in the health and care system.
The Register of Clinical Technologists (the RCT) is a register for healthcare scientists concerned with the practical application of physics, engineering and technology to clinical practice. Clinical technologists work in National Health Service (NHS) hospitals, private health care, academic institutions and the medical device industry.