Clinical technologists are healthcare scientists specialising in the practical application of physics, engineering and technology to clinical practice. They work in NHS hospitals, private health care, academic institutions and the medical device industry.
The practice of clinical technologists is divided into medical physics and clinical engineering. They work in the following disciplines:
For each discipline there is an introduction, a broad overview and a description of the specialised tasks practiced. The scope of practice statements describes the attributes that would be expected from a newly qualified clinical technologist at the point of registration.
Download the current Scope of Practice document.