British Society for Clinical Neurophysiology

...to promote and encourage for the public benefit the science and practice of clinical neurophysiology and related sciences

Contacts for career advice in the specialty

There are two main types of career in clinical neurophysiology, one via a medical route and one via a scientific route. For doctors contemplating a career in the discipline the Royal College of Physicians summary page on training may be useful, also the syllabus for medical trainees in clinical neurophysiology and entry requirements

Career advice in Clinical Neurophysiology podcast is here.

Doctors who would like information about training in Clinical Neurophysiology can also seek advice from the following BSCN members (list to be updated shortly as several of these have now retired)

Person                       e-mail                                                              Deanery

Dr R Kennett              robin.kennett@orh.nhs.uk                                  Oxford
Dr J Blake                  
julian.blake@nnuh.nhs.uk                                  East of England
Dr A Chattopadhyay  
arup.chattopadhyay@sth.nhs.uk                         Yorkshire / Humber
Dr M Deshpande      
Manohar.deshpande@thewaltoncentre.nhs.uk   Mersey
Dr C Fisher                
Chris.Fisher@stees.nhs.uk                                   Northern
Dr D Ingram              david.ingram@bartsandthelondon.nhs.uk           London
Dr N Kane                 nick.kane@nbt.nhs.uk                                         Severn
Dr A Kurian               Abraham.Kurian@SUHT.SWEST.NHS.UK         Wessex
Dr A Marshall            Agmneuro@aol.com                                          North Western
Dr S Mytheen            shereef.mytheen@nhs.net                                 West Midlands
Dr J Heath                 heathjp@Cardiff.ac.uk                                       Wales
Dr K Pang                 kiang.pang@belfasttrust.hscni.net                      Northern Ireland
Dr A Mallik                arup.mallik@ggc.scot.nhs.uk
                              Scotland

The second main career pathway in the speciality is that of neurophysiological scientist, a clinical measurement discipline. Some details regarding this career can be found via the following links:

The Association of Neurophysiological Scientists

NHS Health Careers

Health Education England - Health Practitioner Training Programme

                                        - NHS Scientist Training Programme

                                        - NHS Higher Specialist Sientist Training

The Academy for Healthcare Science

 

The following universities offer courses/qualifications for neurophysiological scientists

Middlesex University

Aston University - PgCert Neurophysiology

                          - MSc Clinical Science

Manchester Metropolitan University

Events
  • Triennial BSCN Teaching Course
    28 Mar 2022 09:00 - 01 Apr 2022 17:00
    Registration now open for in-person attendance. We hope that as many people as possible will join us in person for the full experience of a week of active learning in the convivial surroundings of Oxford
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  • Summer 2022 Scientific Meeting
    01 Jul 2022 09:00 - 01 Jul 2022 17:00
    The Summer scientific meeting of the society may be either a 'hybrid' event with both in-person and online attendance options or may be purely online.
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