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A career in diagnostics

Louise Diver discusses her career pathway to becoming a trainee clinical scientist

For those interested in a career which has a direct impact on patient care, the opportunity to train as a clinical scientist can be extremely rewarding. We talked to current trainee in genetics, Louise Diver but there are a huge range of specialities you could go into – see the link below for details of the vast array of different areas in which scientists work in the UK National Health Serivce (NHS).

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