Healthcare Science and Pharmacy

Introduction to Healthcare Science & Pharmacy

Severn Pathology, based at Southmead Hospital, aims to provide a best in class, high quality, innovative, value for money pathology service that serves the needs of the healthcare market in the South-West region. The multi-million pound, four storey building houses NBT’s cellular pathology, neuropathology, genetics and microbiology services and is part of the Science Quarter, which brings together NBT, UK Health Security Agency and the University of Bristol.  

We also host dedicated dispensary and clinical pharmacy teams in our award-winning Brunel Building, optimising the use of medication to promote the health, wellness and disease prevention of patients.

Healthcare Science and Pharmacy opportunities

NBT cares

Pharmacy Team

Pharmacy Team Photo

Pathology Team

Pathology team using equipment

Healthcare Scientists

Pathology doctor using a equipment

Cardiac Physiologist

Cardiac Physiologist

Other roles in Healthcare Science

Lab technician

Current Healthcare Sciences Vacancies

Consultant Clinical Scientist - Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics

Job reference
339-DAC4497
Salary
PA, PR for P/T. 8b-8d dep upon completion of FRCPath&experience
Salary period
Part time - 22.5 hours per week
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 8b-8d
Contract
Staff Group
Healthcare Scientists
Town
Bristol

Description

The successful applicant will be expected to participate in all aspects of the H&I service including clinical leadership of the H&I service, clinical liaison, strategic management, service and business development, teaching and training and to support the on-going development of Blood Sciences and Severn Pathology.

A broad range of experience in H&I will be essential along with a proven scientific and professional record, clear leadership skills and an ability to work well as part of a team.

Applicants must be HCPC registered as a Clinical Scientist in Histocompatibility & Immunogenetics and be a Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists in the same discipline, or be expected to obtain fellowship in the next 6 months. 

Specialist Rotational Clinical Pharmacist - Band 7

Job reference
339-KLE4496
Salary
per annum
Salary period
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (Monday-Friday with one weekend day shift every 6 weekends, late nights as per rota)
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 7
Contract
Monday-Friday with one weekend day shift every 6 weekends, late night shifts as per rota, on-call support as needed by the service
Staff Group
Additional Professional Scientific and Technical
Town
Bristol

Description

To provide specialist clinical pharmacy services at a high level to inpatients and outpatients on a rotational basis.

· To provide support to the lead specialist Pharmacists.

· To act in accordance with Medicines legislation, the code of ethics of the General Pharmaceutical Council, United Kingdom Medicines Information (UKMI) standards and Trust policies and procedures.

· To teach and supervise less experienced pharmacists, technicians and students

· To contribute to the Pharmacy weekend service, late nights and provide back up support to the on call pharmacists out of hours. 

To understand more about working in Pharmacy at North Bristol, click here to watch our video. 

 

 

Specialist Pharmacy Technician Clinical Trials - Progressive Post

Job reference
339-KLE4491
Salary
per annum
Salary period
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 4/5
Contract
Staff Group
Additional Professional Scientific and Technical
Town
Bristol

Description

  • The “set-up” and “close-down” of clinical trials with support from senior team members;
  • Participation in the day-to-day tasks relating to the delivery of clinical trials which includes routine stock control, quality assessment, supporting the dispensing/checking of clinical trial Investigational Medicinal Products (ctIMPs), and the completion of all associated documentation (e.g. temperature monitoring data/reports);
  • Raising of all relevant documentation and controlled pharmacy procedures related to trial activity, which includes the training of all pharmacy staff in aspects of clinical trials (e.g. dispensing staff);
  • Providing support to NBT Pharmacy Technical Services staff who will be responsible for the compounding of any aseptic products into a ready-to-use form for clinical trials;
  • Developing and maintaining good relationships with the NBT Research & Development team, Principal Investigators and Research teams;
  • Involvement in CRA (Clinical Research Associate) visits and external audits;
  • Supporting the implementation of service improvements to the Pharmacy clinical trials service

 Please see the job description for a full list of duties.

Specialist Clinical Pharmacist Cardiology - Band 7

Job reference
339-KLE4459
Salary
per annum
Salary period
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (Monday to Friday, late shift as per rota, weekend working one week in six.)
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 7
Contract
Including Weekend & Bank Holiday working
Staff Group
Additional Professional Scientific and Technical
Town
Bristol

Description

  • Deliver clinical pharmacy services to the Cardiology division including inpatient specialist ward, multi-disciplinary team meetings and outpatient clinics.
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams to optimise medication use for patients with cardiovascular conditions, ensuring adherence to best practice and evidence-based guidelines.
  • Develop specialised pharmaceutical input for patients with ischemic heart disease, contributing to expansion of a new treatment pathway and specialised services such as lipid management.
  • Participate in audit, research, and quality improvement projects related to cardiology pharmacy services, aiming to enhance patient outcomes, safety, and service delivery.
  • Provide clinical leadership and guidance to junior pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and support staff within the pharmacy team, fostering a culture of excellence and continuous improvement.
  • Contribute to the strategic planning and development of cardiology pharmacy services, identifying areas for service expansion, improvement, and innovation to meet the evolving needs of patients and healthcare providers.
  • Participate in the training of pharmacists, trainee pharmacists, undergraduates and other professions.

Teacher Practitioner & Lead Pharmacist Trauma & Orthopaedics - Band 8a

Job reference
339-KLE4439
Salary
per annum
Salary period
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (0.5 wte University of Bath & 0.5 wte NBT)
Grade
Band 8a
Contract
Maternity Leave cover. Weekends,late shifts and bank holidays
Staff Group
Additional Professional Scientific and Technical
Town
Bristol

Description

To be responsible for developing, delivering, and assessing units of teaching within the ‘AP3T’ suite of taught postgraduate programmes as part of the expanding portfolio of Continuing Professional Development courses offered by the Department of Life Sciences (School of Pharmacy) at the University of Bath.

Responsible for the efficient and effective provision, management and development of the trauma and orthopaedics clinical pharmacy service in accordance with medicines legislation, the Code of Ethics of the General Pharmaceutical Council, Royal Pharmaceutical Society hospital pharmacy standards, United Kingdom Medicines Information (UKMI) standards and trust policies and procedures.

Provides specialist clinical pharmacy services at a high level to the trauma and orthopaedic services within the Neurosciences and Musculoskeletal (NMSK) Division.

Teaches and supervises less experienced colleagues, pharmacists, technicians, and students.